Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 Earthquake hits Coquimbo, Chile.

5.8 Earthquake hits offshore Atacama, Chile.

5.3 Earthquake hits offshore Coquimbo, Chile.

5.3 Earthquake hits offshore Coquimbo, Chile.

5.3 Earthquake hits offshore Coquimbo, Chile.

5.2 Earthquake hits offshore Coquimbo, Chile.

5.2 Earthquake hits offshore Coquimbo, Chile.

5.1 Earthquake hits offshore Coquimbo, Chile.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Coquimbo, Chile.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Coquimbo, Chile.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Coquimbo, Chile.

5.6 Earthquake hits the northern Mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.4 Earthquake hits the northern Mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.2 Earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.2 Earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 Earthquake hits Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia.

5.0 Earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

Typhoon Krovanh is located approximately 444 nm south-southeast of Yokosuka, Japan, and is tracking northeastward at 15 knots.

Tropical Storm Ida is located about 970 mi…1565 km W of the Cape Verde Islands with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…NW or 305 degrees at 10 mph…17 km/h.

Tropical Depression Nine is located about 815 mi…1310 km ENE of the Lesser Antilles with maximum sustained winds…30 mph…45 km/h. Present movement…WNW or 290 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

Tropical Depression Five-C is located about 525 mi…845 km S of Lisianski Island and about 510 mi…825 km SSW of Maro Reef with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…NNE or 30 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

Invest 96L is an area of disturbed weather in the North Atlantic that has the potential for tropical development.

Invest 91E is an area of disturbed weather in the East Pacific that has the potential for tropical development.

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Disease

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Jordan

Between 7 and 10 August 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of Jordan notified WHO of 5 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 2 deaths.

West Nile virus – Portugal

On 14 September 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for Portugal notified WHO of a confirmed human case of West Nile virus (WNV) infection. The patient is a 71-year-old male from the town of Almancil (Loulé municipality) – Algarve Region, Portugal with no recent history of travel. On 20 July, he was hospitalized with neurological symptoms.

Dengue Fever in Taiwan

The number of dengue fever cases in Tainan since the start of summer recorded a daily increase of 523, bringing the total to 10,157, a record high for the municipality in southern Taiwan, the city’s department of health said Friday.

Tainan is by far the worst-hit area of the country, with only two of the city’s 37 districts remaining free of the mosquito-borne disease. Its southern neighbour, Kaohsiung, has seen 1,277 cases.