Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits offshore Aatacama, Chile.

5.7 earthquake hits offshore Atacama, Chile

5.3 earthquake hits the Owen fracture zone.

5.3 earthquake hits the southeast Indian ridge.

5.2 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits the Owen fracture zone.

5.0 earthquake hits offshore Nayarit, Mexico.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Elsa is located About 85 Mi…140 Km E of Kingston Jamaica About 185 Mi…300 Km Se of Cabo Cruz Cuba Maximum Sustained Winds…65 Mph…100 Km/H Present Movement…Wnw or 285 Degrees at 14 Mph…22 Km/H.

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Newsbytes:

China – Over 60,000 people have evacuated their homes after several days of flooding in Jiangxi Province in southeast China. Flooding began in the province from 28 June 2021. As of 02 July, nearly 1.08 million people in 55 county-level areas had been affected. As many as 156 houses have been destroyed and 219 damaged. Provincial authorities have relocated 63,000 people. Flooding also damaged 70,300 hectares of crops.

Japan – As many as 20 people are feared missing in central Japan after a huge landslide hit Atami city in the prefecture of Shizuoka following days of heavy rainfall. Videos showed a torrent of mud flowing down a steep slope through streets of Atami city. As many as 80 homes were damaged or swept away. As of 03 July, FDMA confirmed 2 fatalities and 2 people injured.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Rabies – India

In Dimapur district, in Nagaland state in northeastern India, officials report two human rabies deaths –a mother and son from Rilan village–who died in early June. It is reported that the victims were bitten by their own dog 20 days prior to their deaths.