Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.0 Earthquake hits central Turkey.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Coquimbo, Chile.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Pacific-Antarctic ridge.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

Tropical cyclone 06p (Ula), is located approximately 249 nm east-southeast of Noumea, New Caledonia, and is tracking southward at 11 knots.

Tropical Storm Pali is located about 660 mi…1060 km SSW of Johnston Island and about 1380 mi…2225 km SW of Honolulu Hawaii with maximum sustained winds…65 mph…100 km/h. Present movement…ENE or 65 degrees at 3 mph…6 km/h.


South Africa – At least five people have been injured after hailstorm collapsed a section of the roof at Key West Shopping Centre in Krugersdorp, west of Gauteng, South Africa Saturday afternoon. Hailstones the size of baseballs battered the area.

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Wildfires – Australia

Smoke produced from the deadly bushfires in Western Australia’s South West can be seen clearly from space, with a NASA satellite capturing a stunning image of smoke billowing into the Indian and Southern Oceans.

The bushfire, believed to have been sparked by lightning, has killed two people and destroyed more than 143 buildings in the Shires of Waroona and Harvey, burning through 72,600 hectares.

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