Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits the mid-Indian ridge.

5.2 earthquake hits the South Shetland Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits the Myanmar-India border.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Wilfred is located about 1200 mi…1930 km w of the Cabo verde islands and about 1285 mi…2070 km e of the Lesser Antilles with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 295 degrees at 16 mph…26 km/h.

Tropical Storm Beta is located about 205 mi…330 km se of Galveston Texas and about 295 mi…470 km e of Corpus Christi Texas with maximum sustained winds…60 mph…95 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 290 degrees at 3 mph…6 km/h.

Hurricane Teddy is located about 340 mi…550 km sse of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…115 mph…185 km/h. Present movement…nw or 315 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

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Disease

COVID-19

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

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Measles – Africa

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice this week concerning travel to Africa due to measles outbreaks in more than a dozen countries. Measles outbreaks are reported in the following countries: Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria and South Sudan.