Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.0 earthquake hits north of Halmahera, Indonesia.

5.3 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits the Fox Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.1 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.1 earthquake hits the Ryukyu Islands off Japan.

5.1 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 earthquake hits Simeulue, Indonesia.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical cyclone 05b (Jawad), located approximately 437 nm south-southwest of Kolkata, India, is tracking northward at 06 knots.

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NewsBytes:

Kenya – At least 20 people drowned on Saturday when a bus carrying a group of religious faithful was swept away by flood waters as the driver tried to cross a river in the eastern Kenyan county of Kitui, the county governor said. Many parts of the East African nation have been experiencing unusually heavy rainfall in the past week.

Disease

Covid-19

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

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Malaria – Costa Rica

Costa Rica health authorities report an increase in malaria cases in the last four weeks in the Northern Zone, prompting reinforcement of the epidemiological fence operation in the border corridor. Local health services confirmed that there was a total of 138 cases as of November 27, of which 13 are relapses in people infected previously.