Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global
5.5 Earthquake hits Granada in the Windward Islands.
5.3 Earthquake hits southern Alaska.
5.2 Earthquake hits Samoa.
5.1 Earthquake hits the Loyalty Islands.
5.1 Earthquake hits the Banda Sea.
5.0 Earthquake hits central Peru.
Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression 29w (Twenty-nine), located approximately 290 nm west-southwest of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, is tracking northward at 09 knots.
Bushfires – Australia
Australia Zoo and dozens of homes in Beerwah, near the Sunshine Coast, have come under threat from a massive bushfire. The Watch and Act warning currently in place stated residents in the area should be ready to enact a bushfire survival plan or be prepared to leave the area.
Bulgaria – Bird Flu
A virulent bird flu virus has spread to two more regions in Bulgaria prompting veterinary authorities to announce a cull of nearly 8,000 ducks, the Balkan country’s food safety agency said on Sunday. “A total of four outbreaks of bird flu are registered in Bulgarian territory at the moment,” the agency said.