Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits the Hindi Kush, Afghanistan.

5.2 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.2 earthquake hits near the east coast of Kamchatka.

5.2 earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.1 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 10s (Joshua), located approximately 1222 nm southeast of Diego Garcia, is tracking southwestward at 09 knots.

Tropical cyclone (tc) 12s (Eloise), located approximately 528 nm north-northeast of Port Louis, Mauritius, is tracking westward at 12 knots.

Tropical cyclone (tc) 11p (Kimi), located approximately 99 nm north-northeast of Cairns, Australia, is tracking south-southeastward at 03 knots.

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Wildfires

Wildfires – Colorado, USA

A wind-driven wildfire is burning in southeastern Colorado near Fort Lyon, which has been evacuated. The fire is approximately 80% contained and is estimated to be between 3,000 and 4,000 acres. The fire is burning in the John Martin Reservoir State Wildlife Area, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

Wildfires – California, USA

Evacuation orders have been lifted for a community in California’s San Jacinto Mountains that was threatened by a wildfire. Residents in Mountain Center were told to leave their homes after a wildfire broke out in dry, windy conditions early Friday morning. The fire had burned about 1 square mile and was 20% contained.