Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.1 earthquake hits central Alaska.

5.0 earthquake hits the Rat Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Kepulauan Kai, Indonesia.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 20w (Twenty), located approximately 946 nm east of Andersen AFB, Guam, is tracking westward at 15 knots.

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NewsBytes:

UK – The remnants of Hurricane Lorenzo are bringing gale-force winds that are thrashing the west coast as rain sweeps across much of the country. The Environment Agency has issued 28 flood alerts and eight flood warnings across the country as half a month’s rain is set to fall on the already saturated ground by the end of the week.

Nature – Images

Interesting Images

Depressing Image Shows Dead Baby Sea Turtle Found with 104 Pieces of Plastic in Its Belly

Sea turtles aren’t made to eat plastic.

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Disease

Plague – New Mexico, USA

For the first time since 2017, New Mexico health officials have reported a human plague case. The New Mexico Department of Health staff have gone door-to-door in the affected area to inform neighbors about plague and provided them with education to reduce the possibility of the disease spreading.