Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits the North Pacific Ocean.

5.5 earthquake hits Antofagasta, Chile.

5.1 earthquake hits southern Qinghai, China.

5.0 earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits southern Xinjiang, China.

5.0 earthquake hits the Izu Islands off Japan.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Martin is located about 755 mi…1220 km ene of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…65 mph…100 km/h. Present movement…ene or 75 degrees at 15 mph…24 km/h.

Tropical Storm Lisa is located about 70 mi…110 km ne of Isla Roatan Honduras and about 150 mi…240 km e of Belize City with maximum sustained winds…70 mph…110 km/h. Present movement…w or 280 degrees at 15 mph…24 km/h.

In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm 26w (Nalgae), located approximately 93 nm south-southeast of Hong Kong, is tracking northwestward at 05 knots.

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Dengue Fever – Vietnam

Dengue fever cases in Vietnam continue to rise. The Vietnam Ministry of Health reports since the beginning of the year 281,189 cases of dengue fever nationally, including 110 deaths.

Wildfire Smoke Dangers

Immune cells that normally protect against inflammation and infections can be altered by wildfire smoke to promote inflammation. A long list of diseases are associated with inflammation. Studies have shown that healthy individuals and those with pre-existing conditions are affected by the very small PM2.5 particles produced by wildfire smoke.