Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

Three 5.1 Earthquakes hit the Prince Edward Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits the South Shetland Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

5.1 Earthquake hits Kepulauan Talmud, Indonesia.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the North Atlantic: Invest 90L is an area of disturbed weather in the North Atlantic that has the potential for further tropical development.


Algeria – A sinkhole on an Algerian highway has swallowed several cars, injuring 11 people. The sinkhole opened up on Friday night swallowing five cars on the Ben Akoun highway west of the capital Algiers. Sinkhole measures 4 meters long, 6 meters wide and 4 meters deep.

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Roundup of Global Volcanic Activity

Colima (Western Mexico): The volcano’s activity remains as (very) slow extrusion of viscous lava. The lava flow on the upper southern flank is still active, about 500 m long and forms a flat, broad tongue. It advances very slowly. When observed last night, every few minutes or so, small glowing avalanches detached from its front. Explosive activity is minor, limited to rare and very small strombolian-type explosions at the summit lava dome.