Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 Earthquake hits offshore Coquimbo, Chile.

5.2 Earthquake hits Tonga.

5.1 Earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.0 Earthquake hits Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.0 Earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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Typhoon 27w (In-Fa), located approximately 726 nm south-southwest of Iwo To, Japan, is tracking west-northwestward at 17 knots.

Tropical Depression Rick is located about 645 mi…1040 km SW of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…WNW or 290 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

Tropical cyclone 03s (Annabelle), located approximately 273 nm south-southwest of Diego Garcia, is tracking westward at 02 knots.

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


Malaysia – Flooding and landslides in Perak, Malaysia have claimed lives of at least 315 people. Persistent rains caused the local river to rise up to 3 feet above normal levels.

India – Floods have brought extensive damage in rain affected districts of Andhra Pradesh. 14 deaths have been reported so far and more than 3700 villages are said to be submerged under water.

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