Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 earthquake hits the Virgin Islands.

5.4 earthquake hits Alaska.

5.2 earthquake hits North Island, New Zealand.

5.2 earthquake hits the South Shetland Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.1 earthquake hits the southwestern Ryukyu Islands off Japan.

5.1 earthquake hits southwest of Africa.

5.1 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.0 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.0 earthquake his Papua, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Shetland Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 13s (Thirteen), located approximately 277 nm south-southwest of Cocos Island, Australia, is tracking southwestward at 04 knots.

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Wildfires

Wildfires – Australia

Up to eleven buildings, including at least two houses, are believed to have been damaged as a bushfire continues to burn out-of-control in the hills southeast of Adelaide. More than 400 firefighters were working to control the blaze, which has burned more than 2,500 hectares of land and has recorded a fire perimeter of 24km.

South Australia’s Department for Health and Wellbeing has also issued a warning about smoke across the the state caused by the bushfires in Cherry Gardens.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Argentina – Salmomella

The supervisor of the Epidemiological Surveillance program said since the beginning of the year, 145 confirmed salmonellosis cases have been reported in Salta province. More than 80 percent of the infections were concentrated in the city of Salta.

African Swine Fever – Philippines

In a follow-up on the Africa swine fever (ASF) situation in Leyte, Philippines, local authorities said at least 1,451 hogs were culled in three Leyte towns in the past seven days as the government rushes to curb the spread of African swine fever (ASF) in the province.