Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 Earthquake hits near the coast of central Peru.

5.3 Earthquake hits the Norwegian Sea.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Pagan region in the North Mariana Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits the southern Mid-Atlantic ridge.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are no current tropical storms.


Indonesia – Rain-triggered landslides and floods have killed 11 villagers on Indonesia’s main island of Java. Nine people were buried by landslides before dawn Tuesday in two villages in the East Java district of Pacitan. Two other people drowned in floods that inundated thousands of houses in 13 villages in the same district. Torrential rain since Monday has caused rivers in the area to overflow their banks.

Malaysia – Malaysia’s east coast monsoon floods claimed a second life on Tuesday (Nov 28), while over 10,000 people from Terengganu and Kelantan have been forced to evacuate to relief centres. Kelantan saw a steep rise in the number of flood victims after scattered thunderstorms on Tuesday night, with over 8,000 people seeking shelter at relief centres as at noon on Wednesday, compared to just over 5,000 people on Tuesday night.


Mount Agung on Bali Erupts

Indonesia’s disaster mitigation agency said 40,000 people had been evacuated from near Bali’s erupting Mount Agung volcano, but tens of thousands still needed to move with an imminent large eruption warning issued on Monday.

Indonesia on Tuesday extended the closure of the airport on Bali as ash from a volcano swept the island, stranding thousands of tourists as authorities tried to persuade villagers to leave their homes near the erupting mountain.

The airport on Lombok island, to the east of Bali, has since been reopened, authorities said, as wind blew ash westward, toward the southern coast of Java island.