Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.5 Earthquake hits Jujuy, Argentina.

5.3 Earthquake hits off the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.2 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.1 Earthquake hits Luzon in the Philippines.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

No current tropical storms.


Colombia – A landslide on Thursday in west Colombia has claimed the lives of five people and left 30 others missing.

Nature – Images

Interesting Images

A brown bear in southeastern Alaska was dwarfed by its unusual and enormous meal — a beached sperm whale carcass.



Measles Outbreak in Ireland

Forty suspected cases of measles have been reported to the HSE’s Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC), of which 21 have been confirmed.

The outbreak centres on the south-west of the country but some cases have been reported in Dublin, the mid-west and north-east.

Although public health doctors have traced the origin and spread of the disease, the outbreak has not been contained.