Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 Earthquake hits Santiago del Estero, Argentina.

5.4 Earthquake hits the Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea.

5.2 Earthquake hits east of the Kuril Islands.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Izu Islands off Japan.

5.1 Earthquake hits Antofagasto, Chile.

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Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 Earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands off New Zealand.

6.0 Earthquake hits east of the Izu Islands, Japan.

5.6 Earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands off New Zealand.

5.6 Earthquake hits the central Mid-atlantic ridge.

5.4 Earthquake hits offshore O’Higgins, Chile.

5.3 Earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.3 Earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits the central Mid-atlantic ridge.

Wildfires

Wildfires in Chile

Dozens of homes were destroyed in Valparaiso, Chile by wildfires that burned out of control along several sections of the densely populated hills of the city; about 600 people were affected and evacuated to emergency shelters.

At least 75 houses were totally consumed by the flames in the Rodelillo and Los Placeres neighbourhoods of Valparaiso. The fire started Thursday, early afternoon, in bushy vegetation in the ravines that separate some of the city hills and quickly spread to the houses.

Incendio Valparaiso

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.3 Earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.8 Earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.4 Earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.3 Earthquake hits the southern Indian Ocean.

5.3 Earthquake hits offshore Valparaiso, Chile.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Valparaiso, Chile.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

Storms and Floods

U.S. Northeast Blizzard

The U.S. Northeast started digging itself out of a blizzard that dumped up to 40 inches of snow with hurricane force winds, killing at least nine people and leaving about half a million customers without power.

Airports slowly cranked back to life on Sunday, rare travel bans in Connecticut and Massachusetts were lifted, but roads throughout the region remained treacherous.

As the region recovered, another large winter storm building across the Northern Plains was expected to leave a foot of snow and bring high winds from Colorado to central Minnesota into Monday according to the National Weather Service said.

Tropical Storm Haley was located approximately 325 nm south-southwest of Bora Bora, Society Islands, French Polynesia.

Peru, Chile and Bolivia Hit by Floods After Heavy Rain.

Torrential rain has been causing havoc along the Pacific coast side of South America, with flooding causing the deaths of at least six people in Peru.

Floods s america

In the southern city of Arequipa, thousands of people were left without electricity and drinking water.

In Chile, some four million people were hit by cuts to water supply blamed on landslides in San Jose de Maipo, 30 miles (48 km) south east of Santiago.

The landslides contaminated two rivers supplying the capital’s water plants.

Torrential rain has also fallen over most regions in neighbouring Bolivia.

Authorities throughout the region complain that the magnitude of the floods is unprecedented.

High Tides

High tides and a storm surge have flooded coastal areas along the North American east coast from Nova Scotia to Hull, Sandwich and Nantucket.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.8 Earthquake hits Atacama, Chile. The earthquake shook offices, toppled supermarket shelves and broke windows on Wednesday in north-central Chile, where people fled some buildings in panic. However, no serious damage was reported.

6.2, 6.0, 5.6, 5.6, 5.4, 5.1, 5.0, 4.9 Earthquakes hit the Santa Cruz Islands.

6.0 Earthquake hits south eastern Alaska.

5.0 Earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 Earthquake hits the Philippine Islands region.

5.3 Earthquake hits off the coast of Oregon, USA.

5.3 Earthquake hits the mid-indian ridge.

5.3 Earthquake hits the Xizang-Qinghai border, China.

5.1 Earthquake hits the Santa Crux Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits Atacama, Chile.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 Earthquake hits off the coast of Aisen, Chile.

5.2 Earthquake hits the southern east Pacific rise.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Ceram Sea, Indonesia.

5.0 Earthquake hits Coquimbo, Chile.

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5.5 Earthquake hits Gulf of California.

5.4 Earthquake hits Tarapaca, Chile.

5.3 Earthquake hits near the south coast of New Guinea, Papua, New Guinea.

5.1 Earthquake hits south-eastern Alaska.

5.0 Earthquake hits southern Alaska.

5.0 Earthquake hits Nias region, Indonesia.

Wildfires

Wildfire in Viña del Mar, Chile

A wildfire burned 150 hectares of the botanical garden in Viña del Mar region of Chile.

The National Emergency Office of the Interior Ministry (Onemi), together with Conaf have issued a red alert for the city of Viña del Mar.

Wildfire also burned nearly 150 hectares of meadows and brushes.

Earthquakes

5.1 Earthquake hits the New Britain region, Papua, New Guinea.

5.0 Earthquake hits Tarapaca, Chile.

5.0 Earthquake hits off the west coast of northern Sumatra, Indonesia.

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6.0 Earthquake hits Myanmar.

5.5 Earthquake hits off the coast of southern Alaska.

5.4 Earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands off New Zealand.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.1 Earthquake hits Nepal.

5.1 Earthquake hits Antofagasto, Chile.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Carlsberg Ridge (Indian Ocean). Also multiple 4.0+ Earthquakes: Three 4.9; two 4.8; five 4.7 and one 4.6.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Fox Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits the southern Mid-atlantic Ridge

5.0 Earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

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7.7 Earthquake hits southeastern Alaska. Tsunami alert issued. A small tsunami has been observed at Port Alexander, Alaska.

5.4 Earthquake hits the Ryukyu Islands off Japan.

5.1 and 4.7 Aftershocks hit southeastern Alaska.

5.1 Earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.1 Earthquake hits the mid-Indian ridge.

5.1 Earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

4.9 Earthquake hits off the coast of central Chile.

4.9 Earthquake hits eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

4.9 Earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia.

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5.4 Earthquake hits Kepulauan Obi, Indonesia.

5.0 Earthquake hits Kepulauan Mentawai, Indonesia.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Samoa Islands region.

5.0 Earthquake hits offshore Maule, Chile.

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5.7 Earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Balleny Islands region which lies south of New Zealand.

5.0 Earthquake hits Tarapaca, Chile.

4.9 Earthquake hits the Ryukyu Islands off Japan.