Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.6 earthquake hits Tonga.

6.2 earthquake hits Coquimbo, Chile.

5.5 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.4 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.1 earthquake hits Antofagasta, Chile.

5.1 earthquake hits Lake Baikal, Russia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.6 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.3 earthquake hits off the coast of northern California.

5.3 earthquake hits the Lac Kivu region, DR Congo.

5.2 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.1 earthquake hits northern Xinjiang, China.

5.0 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.2 earthquake hits the Gansu – Qinghai border, China.

5.1 earthquake hits San Juan, Argentina.

5.1 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.2 earthquake hits the Gansu-Qinghai border, China.

5.1 earthquake hits San Juan, Argentina.

5.1 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits the Hindu Kush, Afghanistan.

5.4 earthquake hits the Near Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

Two 5.1 earthquake hits southern Xinjiang, China.

5.0 earthquake hits Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits east of the South Sandwich Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.1 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits Antofagasta, Chile.

5.1 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the Dodecanese Islands – Turkey Border

5.0 earthquake hits the Chongqing – Guizhou border, China.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.4 earthquake hits southern Xinjiang, China.

5.3 earthquake hits southeast of Easter Island.

5.2 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.0 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.0 earthquake hits Neuquen, Argentina.

5.5 earthquake hits the Canary Islands.

5.5 earthquake hits the central east Pacific rise.

5.4 earthquake hits Coquimbo, Chile.

5.2 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.1 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits southern Xinjiang, China.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits the Gansu-Qinghai border, China.

5.2 earthquake hits southern Alaska.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits the Indian Ocean triple junction.

5.1 earthquake hits the Sichuan-Chongqing border region, China.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits the Revilla Gigedo Islands.

5.5 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.4 earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits eastern Xizang, China.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.3 earthquake hits southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

5.0 earthquake hits Crete.

5.0 earthquake hits eastern Xizang, China.

5.0 earthquake hits southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia.

Two 5.0 earthquakes hit eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm Lekima is located approximately 232 nm north-northwest of Shanghai, China is tracking north-northwestward at 13 knots.

Tropical Storm 11w (Krosa) is located approximately 121 nm southwest of Iwo To, is tracking northwestward at 07 knots.

NewsBytes:

China – The death toll from typhoon Lekima in eastern China rose to 30 on Sunday, with 18 people missing, as the country braced for more travel disruptions as the storm moved further north up the coast. Typhoon Lekima made landfall early on Saturday in the eastern province of Zhejiang with winds gusting to 187 km (116 miles) per hour, causing travel chaos with thousands of flights cancelled and rail operations suspended. The typhoon damaged more than 173,000 hectares of crops and 34,000 homes in Zhejiang, Lekima, China’s ninth typhoon of this year, is expected to make a second landing along the coastline in Shandong province, prompting more flight cancellations and the closure of some expressways.

Scotland – Heavy rain and tumultuous weather conditions are causing travel chaos as train operators have been forced to shut lines, including the one connecting Scotland to England. Network rail Scotland have said the West Coast mainline between Scotland and England has been closed due to flooding on the tracks between Carlisle and Lockerbie. The train operator said water levels were about a foot above the rails. Passengers on five trains are currently trapped or blocked due to the high volumes of water on the tracks.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Western Pacific Ocean: Typhoon Lekima is located approximately 79 nm nsouthwest of Shanghai, China is tracking north-northwestward at 13 knots.

Typhoon 11w (Krosa) is located approximately 115 nm south of Iwo To, is tracking west-northwestward at 05 knots.

NewsBytes:

China – At least 13 people have been killed and more than a million forced from their homes as Typhoon Lekima hit China. Sixteen people were also missing after a landslide was triggered by the storm. Lekima made landfall in the early hours of Saturday in Wenling, between Taiwan and China’s financial capital Shanghai. The storm was initially designated a “super typhoon”, but weakened slightly before landfall – when it still had winds of 187km/h (116mph).

India – At least 28 people have died in Kerala after torrential monsoon rains caused landslides and flooding that cut off some areas, authorities said on Friday. More than 64,000 people were evacuated and Cochin International Airport, the busiest airport in a state popular with tourists, was closed. In the latest flooding, several dozen people were feared to have been trapped after landslides in Wayanad and Malappuram districts. Kerala received 155 mm (6.1 inches) of rain on Friday, ten times more than average, weather department data showed.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.2 earthquake hits the central east Pacific rise.

5.1 earthquake hits northern Qinghai, China.

5.1 earthquake hits northeast of Taiwan.