Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.6 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.9 earthquake hits Tristan da Cunha.

5.7 earthquake hits South Island, New Zealand.

5.3 earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.2 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.2 earthquake hits the South Shetland Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.0 earthquake hits northern Iran.

5.0 earthquake hits the Falkland Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Depression Seventeen is located about 1200 mi…1930 km w of the Cabo Verde islands and about 1380 mi…2225 km e of the northern Leeward islands with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 300 degrees at 6 mph…9 km/h.

Tropical Depression Eighteen is located about 250 mi…405 km ese of the Cabo Verde islands with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…w or 280 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Remnants of 15e (Julio), located approximately 886 nm south-southeast of San Diego, is tracking westward at 11 knots.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 11w (Haishen), located approximately 119 nm northeast of Osan AFB, South Korea, is tracking northward at 29 knots.

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NewsBytes:

Nigeria – Thousands and homes and wide areas of crops have been destroyed in recent flooding in the states of Jigawa, Kano, Kebbi and Sokoto, northern Nigeria. As many as 30 people are thought to have died.