Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 Earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.7 Earthquake hits the southern Mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.6 Earthquake hits the Macquarie Islands.

5.4 Earthquake hits Pakistan.

5.3 Earthquake hits the Scotia Sea.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Flores Sea.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

Tropical storm 09w (Chan-Hom), located approximately 675 nm east-southeast of Andersen AFB, is tracking west-southwestward at 20 knots.

Tropical cyclone 25p (Raquel), located approximately 800 nm eastnortheast of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, is tracking northwestward at 05 knots.

Tropical depression 10w (Ten), located approximately 437 nm east of Manila, Philippines, is tracking west-northwestward at 10 knots.

NewsBytes:

India – Landslides after heavy rainfall in West Bengal’s Darjeeling district in India have claimed the lives of at least 30 people on Wednesday.

Disease

Liberia – Ebola Update

Liberian officials confirmed a second Ebola case yesterday in the same town where the disease was detected days earlier on the corpse of a teenager, seven weeks after the country was declared Ebola-free. The infected person was moved to Monrovia.