Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

5.3 earthquake hits offshore Coquimbo, Chile.

5.3 earthquake hits the central mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.2 earthquake hits Chiapas, Mexico.

5.2 earthquake hits the Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical depression Sally is located about 50 mi…80 km se of Montgomery Alabama with maximum sustained winds…30 mph…45 km/h. Present movement…ne or 55 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

Tropical Storm Vicky is located about 925 mi…1485 km wnw of the Cabo Verde islands with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 285 degrees at 7 mph…11 km/h.

Hurricane Teddy is located about 625 mi…1010 km ene of the Lesser Antilles with maximum sustained winds…105 mph…165 km/h. Present movement…nw or 305 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Post tropical cyclone 16e (Karina), located approximately 702 nm southwest of San Diego, is tracking northwestward at 07 knots.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm 13w (Noul), located approximately 272 nm east of Da Nang, Vietnam, is tracking northwestward at 17 knots.

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NewsBytes:

Gulf Cast, USA – Hurricane Sally uprooted trees, flooded streets and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses on Wednesday as the storm brought “historic and catastrophic” flooding to the Alabama-Florida coast, the National Hurricane Center said. ome parts of the Gulf Coast have already been inundated with more than 18 inches (46 cm) of rain in the last 24 hours. The coastal resort community of Pensacola, Florida, suffered up to 5 feet of flooding, and travel was cut by damaged roads and bridges.

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Disease

COVID-19

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

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Trichinosis – Argentina

The Ministry of Health of Córdoba have reported 12 cases of trichinosis in two towns of the province, prompting a warning about the risks of consuming or buying pork of doubtful origin or without the corresponding sanitary inspection.

Volcanos

Roundup of Global Volcanic Activity – New Activity for the Week 8 September 2020 – 14 September 2020

Sinabung | Indonesia : PVMBG reported that white plumes rose as high as 500 m above Sinabung’s summit and drifted in multiple directions during 9-15 September. The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a scale of 1-4), with a general exclusion zone of 3 km and extensions to 5 km on the SE sector and 4 km in the NE sector.