Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.8 earthquake hits Atacama, Chile.

6.3 earthquake hits Atacama, Chile.

5.4 earthquake hits Sucre, Venezuela.

5.3 earthquake hits Costa Rica.

5.3 earthquake hits the Panama-Costa Rica border.

5.2 earthquake hits off the east coast of Kamchatka, Russia.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Shetland Islands.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Depression Omar is located about 515 mi…830 km ne of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…nne or 20 degrees at 7 mph…11 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Typhoon 11w (Haishen), located approximately 230 nm east-southeast of Kadena AFB, Okinawa, Japan, is tracking northwestward at 08 knots.

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South Sudan – More than 600,000 people have been displaced by flooding in South Sudan since July, according to the United Nations. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported on 03 September that flooding in areas along the White Nile has affected 24 counties in 6 states since July this year. Heavy rains have caused rivers to overflow their dykes and banks, flooding vast areas and settlements along the White Nile in the centre of the country, with the states of Jonglei and Lakes are the worst affected states.