Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.8 Earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.9 Earthquake hits the Xizang-Qinghai border region, Tibet/China.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Hindu Kush, Afghanistan.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the North Atlantic: Hurricane Nicole is located about 555 mi…895 km se of Cape Race Newfoundland with maximum sustained winds…75 mph…120 km/h. Present movement…NE or 35 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

In the Eastern Pacific: Invest 99E is an area of disturbed weather in the East Pacific that has the potential for further tropical development.

In the Western Pacific: Typhoon 24w (Sarika), located approximately 2454 nm east-southeast of Hanoi, Vietnam, is tracking west-northwestward at 12 knots.

Typhoon 25w (Haima), located approximately 848 nm east of Manila, Philippines, is tracking west-northwestward at 11 knots.