Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.2 earthquake hits southern Iran.

5.2 earthquake hits the Ryukyu Islands off Japan.

5.1 earthquake hits Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits the southern mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.1 earthquake hits Guatemala.

5.1 earthquake hits Reykjanes ridge.

5.0 earthquake hits Guatemala.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Post-Tropical Cyclone Gaston is located about 510 mi…825 km w of Faial island in the central Azores with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…wsw or 245 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

Hurricane Ian is located about 90 mi…150 km sw of Grand Cayman and about 315 mi…510 km se of the western tip of Cuba with maximum sustained winds…75 mph…120 km/h. Present movement…nw or 325 degrees at 14 mph…22 km/h.

In the Northwest Pacific Ocean:Typhoon 18w (Noru), located approximately 250 nm west-northwest of Manila, Philippines, is tracking westward at 14 knots.

Tropical Storm 19w (Kulap) 18w (Noru), located approximately 85 nm southeast of Iwo To, Japan, is tracking northwestward at 13 knots.

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Venezuela – At least 7 people lost their lives and 3 are still missing after raging floods took a group of tourists by surprise in Táchira State, Venezuela. Earlier Venezuela’s Civil Protection agency had warned of severe weather including heavy rainfall brought by Tropical Wave No. 39 would likely impact wide areas of the country from 22 September. Local media reported damaging floods in after heavy rain early on 22 September in the state of La Guaira.


Dengue Fever – Peru

The Peru Ministry of Health (Minsa) issued an epidemiological alert to public and private health facilities nationwide due to the increase in cases and occurrence of dengue outbreaks in the country. To date, 58,117 cases and 75 deaths have been reported.

Ebola – Uganda

Less than one week ago, Uganda health authorities reported a case of Sudan ebolavirus in man from Mubende District, about 100 miles west of the capital city of Kampala. This was the first Ebola case reported in Uganda since 2019. Since that first case and the subsequent outbreak declaration, the Uganda Ministry of Health (MOH) reports today the cumulative cases reported now stands at 34 (16 confirmed, 18 probable).