Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 Earthquake hits of the coast of Chiapas, Mexico.

5.4 Earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.3 Earthquake hits northern Colombia.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 Earthquake hits Nepal.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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Super typhoon 06w (Noul), located approximately 591 nm south-southwest of Kadena AB, is tracking northwestward at 11 knots.

Tropical storm 07w (Dolphin), located approximately 107 nm east of Pohnpei, is tracking west-northwestward at 09 knots.

Tropical Storm Ana is located about 5 mi…10 km NE of Myrtle Beach South Carolina about 10 mi…15 km SW of North Myrtle Beach South Carolina with maximum sustained winds…45 mph…75 km/h. Present movement…NNW or 330 degrees at 5 mph…7 km/h.

NewsBytes:

Texas, USA = One person was killed and three injured when a tornado touched down in Texas Saturday as a series of dangerous storms swept through the Plains, authorities said. Several structures were damaged in Cisco. Another tornado was confirmed near Truckton, Colorado. Tornadoes were also reported to have touched down in Wichita and Erath counties in Texas; in Cheyenne County, Colorado; and in Cotton and Marshall counties in Oklahoma.

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There were 34 reports in all of tornadoes across Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska by 10 p.m. Saturday.

Wildfires

Wildfires – Iceland

There have been an unusually high number of callouts due to wildfires in the Reykjavík capital region over the last week — over 20, in fact.

Although the fires were mostly small in extent, a large area of vegetation was consumed.