Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

5.4 earthquake hits northern Colombia.

5.1 earthquake hits the Izu Islands, Japan.

5.1 earthquake hits the Nias region, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the southern mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.0 earthquake hits south of Panama.

5.0 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical Cyclone 11s (Freddy) is located approximately 286 nm north-northwest of Europa Island, is tracking west-northwestward at 04 knots.

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Peru – Flooding in the Lambayeque Department of Peru has damaged homes, crops and roads in recent days. The Peruvian Air Force used helicopters to rescue some victims left isolated by the flooding. Flooding occurred in Nueva Arica and Lagunas districts in Chiclayo province, Lambayeque Department, on 04 March 2023. Flooding struck in the Motupe, Jayanca and Olmos districts of the province of Lambayeque, on 07 March. Flooding also affected areas of the Morrope district. About 80 hoes were damaged or destroyed in the floods displacing about 250 people.


Rift Valley Fever – Uganda

The Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) VHF laboratory confirmed twelve (12) Rift Valley Fever (RVF) human cases on March 1, the World Health Organization reports. The 12 cases were reported in the greater Mbarara areas.

Chikungunya – Brazil

The number of probable cases of chikungunya in Brazil at the beginning of this year more than doubled compared to the same period last year, according to data from the Ministry of Health. Until February 20, the increase was 110%, from 16,971 to 35,569 probable cases.