Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 earthquake hits Iceland.

5.4 earthquake hits near the coast of Nicaragua.

5.3earthquake hits Iceland.

5.2 earthquake hits the State of Yap, Micronesia.

5.1 earthquake hits Iceland.

5.1 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the Aalamagan region in the North Mariana Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the India-Myanmar border.

5.0 earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

Global Warming

Italians Cover Glacier

The Presena Glacier in northern Italy has been covered by a 100 000 sq metre tarpaulin to protect it from global worming.

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Wildfires

Wildfires – Arizona, USA

The Bush Fire grew another 35,000 acres to reach 151,075 acres overnight and is only 7% contained.

Officials reported that the Bighorn Fire grew to 37,058 acres overnight. The blaze remains 40% contained.

A new wildfire that started Saturday about 6 kilometers northeast of New River on the northern outskirts of metro Phoenix was being fought by ground crews and aircraft to prevent it from reaching structures.

Disease.

COVID-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Ebola – DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) Comite Multisectoriel de la Riposte a la Maladie a Virus Ebola (CMRE) reported an additional Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case in the outbreak in Equateur province. This brings the outbreak total since June 1 to 18 cases–15 confirmed and 3 probable. In total, there are 12 deaths.

Chikungunya – Brazil

The Brazil Ministry of Health has reported 38,085 chikungunya cases through May 30 this year. 

Dirofilariasis – Russia

Health officials are reporting five dirofilariasis cases in residents of Volgograd this year. The parasitic helminth infection penetrates the human body at the time of a mosquito bite. 

Kala Azaar Disease – Kenya

At least 4 people from Ngomeni, ward Kitui County have died from an outbreak of Kala Azaar disease and 13 others are admitted at Garissa County Referral Hospital.