Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.2 earthquake hits eastern Sichuan, China.

5.0 earthquake its Fiji.


Wildfires – Australia

More homes are believed to have been destroyed by bushfires in southeastern NSW where hundreds of properties have already been lost in blazes this summer.

Strong winds and high temperatures on Saturday night pushed the massive 177,000-hectare Border fire north towards Bega Valley while three separate blazes burning southwest of the region merged into one.

There were 70 fires burning in NSW as of Sunday evening with 30 not yet contained. There are 2,200 firefighters in the field.


Dengue Fever – Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka reported more than 100,000 dengue fever cases in 2019, one of the most active dengue years on the island country. Health officials continue to see high numbers of dengue fever during the beginning of 2020. During January, health officials saw 8,435 cases.

Kenya – Anthrax

Health officials in Bomet County, Kenya report 18 people from a local village have been hospitalized for suspected anthrax after consuming infected meat.