Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.9 earthquake hits Taiwan.

6.5 earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.8 earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.7 earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.7 earthquake hits northeast of Taiwan.

Two 5.5 earthquakes hit Taiwan.

Two 5.4 earthquakes hit Taiwan.

5.2 earthquake hits Tarapaca, Chile.

5.2 earthquake hits the Ryukyu Islands off Japan.

5.1 earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.1 earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.0 earthquake hits the Ryukyu Islands off Japan.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Fiona is located about 65 mi…105 km sse of Ponce, Puerto Rico with maximum sustained winds…70 mph…110 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 290 degrees at 8 mph…13 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 14e (Madeline), located approximately 1085 nm southeast of San Diego, is tracking northward at 09 knots.

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In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Typhoon 16w (Nanmadol), located approximately 153 nm south-southeast of Sasebo, Japan, is tracking north-northwestward at 10 knots.

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Wildfires – Oregon, California, USA

With the Cedar Creek Fire now spanning more than 110,000 acres, local residents are being warned evacuation levels may be moved back up depending on the blaze’s activity. The wildfire, which sits 15 miles east of Oakridge, has grown nearly 20,000 acres since Thursday and is currently burning 110,361 acres as of Saturday morning. Containment remains at 0%.

Meanwhile the mosquito Fire in California has grown to 71 292 acres with 21% containment. 78 structures have been destroyed.