Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global
5.5 earthquake hits Vanuatu.
5.4 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.
5.3 earthquake hits Vanuatu.
5.3 earthquake hits the Andreanof Islands in the Aleutian Islands.
5.2 earthquake hits Vanuatu.
5.1 earthquake hits Kyushu, Japan.
5.1 earthquake hits the Pacific-Antarctic ridge.
5.0 earthquake hits south of Africa.
5.0 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.
Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 22s (Marian), located approximately 506 nm southwest of the Cocos Islands, Australia, is tracking westward at 05 knots.
Tropical cyclone 23p (Twenty-three), located approximately 59 nm east-northeast of Cairns, Australia, is tracking northwestward at 06 knots.
USA – A flash flood emergency has been declared for parts of Kentucky, USA, after heavy rainfall from 28 February. Several locations in the state saw more than 5 inches (127mm) of rain in 24 hours to early 01 March 2021. Flash flooding affected parts of Kentucky and Tennessee on 28 February. Local media reported several high water rescues, mostly involving motorists attempting to drive through flood water.
The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases: