Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

7.1 Earthquake hits central Peru.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

7.0 Earthquake hits Peru-Brazil border region.

5.9 Earthquake hits Pagan in the North Mariana Islands.

Two 5.8 Earthquakes hit central Peru.

5.4 Earthquake hits north of Ascension Island.

5.4 Earthquake hits central Peru.

5.0 Earthquake hits southern Peru.

5.0 Earthquake hits Kepulauan Sangihe, Indonesia.

5.0 Earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.0 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.


Roundup of Global Volcanic Activity

Kanlaon (Philippines): The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) has raised alert level 1 for Mount Kanlaon volcano as it erupts and enters a period of unrest. The event was recorded by the Kanlaon Volcano seismic network as an explosion signal beginning at 9:30 P.M. on November 23 and lasted 30 minutes. The explosion produced a 1.0 – 1.5 kilometer-high white plume above the summit before drifting towards the southwest. At least four volcanic earthquakes have been recorded during the past week by the Kanlaon Network

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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Tropical Storm 27w (In-Fa), located approximately 586 nm southwest of Iwo To, Japan, is tracking northeastward at 11 knots.

Hurricane Sandra is located about 545 mi…880 km SW of Manzanillo Mexico and about 720 mi…1160 km S of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…85 mph…140 km/h. Present movement…WNW or 295 degrees at 10 mph…17 km/h.


India – At least 70 people have been killed in India’s Tamil region over the last two weeks by severe flooding caused by heavy rains, triggering complaints that the government isn’t doing enough to help affected communities.