Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

7.5 Earthquake hits near the coast of Ecuador.

At least 77 people have been killed and 588 injured in a massive 7.5-magnitude earthquake that hit the Ecuador coast. The quake was followed by a series of strong aftershocks. The disaster has ravaged coastal towns and left thousands of households without power. A rescue team has tweeted that the death toll in the quake has risen to 142, adding that at least 269 buildings have been destroyed in the disaster.

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5.8 Earthquake hits Tonga.

5.6 Earthquake hits near the coast of Ecuador.

5.5 Earthquake hits near the coast of Ecuador.

5.3 Earthquake hits near the coast of Ecuador.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Nias region, Indonesia.

5.0 Earthquake hits near the coast of Ecuador.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

Tropical cyclone (tc) 19s (Fantala), located approximately 631 nm north-northwest of Port Louis, Mauritius, and is tracking west-northwestward at 10 knots.

NewsBytes:

New Zealand – Heavy rain has fallen in the northern parts of the Coromandel, causing slips and flooding to the north and south of Colville. Slips have blocked roads around Port Charles and Waikawau Bay.

Yemen – A total of 26 people have lost their lives in western Yemen as floods caused by heavy downpours hit the war-ravaged impoverished country and destroyed dozens of homes.

Kansas, USA – Thunderstorms brought heavy rain to western Kansas overnight, with flash flooding reported in Gray, Meade and Haskell Counties.