Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits Simeulue, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.2 earthquake hits north of Ascension Island.

Two 5.2 earthquakes hit the South Sandwich Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits off the east coast of Kamchatka, Russia.

5.1 earthquake hits Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits offshore Coquimbo, Chile.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits Jujuy, Argentina.

5.4 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.2 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits northeastern Iran.

5.1 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.4 earthquake hits Fiji.

Two 5.4 earthquakes hit the west Chile rise.

5.4 earthquake hits the Izu Islands off Japan.

5.2 earthquake hits the west Chile rise.

5.2 earthquake hits Fiji.

5.2 earthquake hits the west Chile rise.

5.2 earthquake hits near the south coast of Papua, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

Two 5.0 earthquakes hit the west Chile rise.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Larry is located about 830 mi…1340 km se of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…120 mph…195 km/h. Present movement…nw or 315 degrees at 10 mph…17 km/h.

In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm (ts) 18w (Conson), located approximately 184 nm southeast of Manila, Philippines, is tracking west-northwestward at 11 knots.

Typhoon 19w (Chanthu), located approximately 764 southeast of Kadena AFB, is tracking west-northwestward at 10 knots.

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Newsbytes:

India – Heavy rain brought by a Low Pressure Area over the Bay of Bengal caused flooding in the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in India from 06 September 2021. As much as 390 mm of rain fell in 24 hours in Telangana. Heavy rain from the Low Pressure Area fell on ground already saturated by rainfall during the previous 6 days. Roads were swamped and traffic brought to a standstill in low-lying areas of Warangal city. Damaged roads left some rural areas isolated. According to reports, at least 3 people have lost their lives as a result of the flooding in Telangana. In separate incidents, 2 people died in Bhadradri Kothagudem district and another in Warangal district.

Mexico – Two people have died and dozens of vehicles swept away after violent flash floods in the municipality of Ecatepec in Mexico. Heavy rain fell during the afternoon of 06 September, triggering the flash floods in Ecatepec and parts of neighbouring Nezahualcóyotl. Authorities said 24 mm of rain fell in 90 minutes, mainly in the central area of ​​San Cristóbal and in the communities of the Sierra de Guadalupe. Images shared on Social Media showed mud and flood water flowing through streets, dragging along vehicles and debris in Ecatepec. Many of the main roads in the area were blocked, causing chaos for drivers.

Indonesia – At least 2 people have died and 1 is still missing after flash floods swept through a village in East Nusa Tenggara Province Indonesia on 04 September 2021. Elsewhere in the country, provinces on the island of Borneo have seen severe flooding since late August, affecting thousands of residents.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Depression Ida is located about 145 mi…235 km nne of Jackson Mississippi and about 185 mi…300 km sw of Nashville Tennessee with maximum sustained winds…30 mph…45 km/h. Present movement…ne or 55 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

Tropical Storm Kate is located about 815 mi…1310 km ene of the Leeward islands with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…n or 360 degrees at 5 mph…7 km/h.

Newsbytes:

New Zealand – Torrential rain of up to 90 mm in 1 hour fell in northern New Zealand, causing dozens of families to evacuate their homes. Fifty to sixty homes were evacuated in West Auckland after flooding struck during the night 30 to 31 August 2021.

Ghana – At least 5 people have lost their lives in flooding the North East Region of Ghana over the last few days. Flooding has also affected parts of neighbouring Northern Region, in particular in the region’s capital Tamale where dozens of homes were damaged or destroyed and residents forced to flee.

Indonesia – Sulawesi – Widespread flooding has affected over 60,000 people across 4 regencies of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, after heavy rainfall over the last few days. Furthermore, 12,763 houses were damaged, along with bridges, roads, schools, medical centres and other public buildings.

Indonesia – Sumatra – Five people lost their lives after heavy rain caused landslides and mudflows in North Sumatra Province of Indonesia. Two landslides struck in areas of Kabanjahe District in Karo Regency late on 26 August 2021. Heavy rain also caused mudflows in Tiganderket District. No injuries or fatalities were reported. According to disaster authorities in Indonesia, the landslides in Kabanjahe damaged or destroyed 7 houses. Five people died in the incident while 4 people were injured.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

5.3 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.3 earthquake hits southwest of Africa.

5.2 earthquake hits Potosi, Bolivia.

5.1 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the Strait of Gibraltar

5.1 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits south of Sumbawa, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.6 earthquake hits northern Qinghai, China.

5.5 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.3 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits Portuguese, Venezuela.

5.0 earthquake hits Guatemala.

5.0 earthquake hits northeast of Taiwan.

Two 5.0 earthquakes hit the South Sandwich Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.6 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

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

5.1 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits off the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits central Peru.

5.0 earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

7.6 earthquake hits Haiti.

More than 200 people have died after a magnitude-7.6 earthquake struck Haiti on Saturday (Aug. 14), rocking the capital city and also causing extensive damage, including many collapsed building.

7.2 earthquake hits Haiti.

6.9 earthquake hits Haiti.

6.4 earthquake hits Alaska.

5.9 earthquake hits Haiti.

Two 5.4 earthquakes hit the South Sandwich Islands.

Two 5.4 earthquakes hit Haiti.

5.3 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

Two 5.3 earthquakes hit Haiti.

5.2 earthquake hits the Peru-Ecuador border.

Three 5.2 earthquakes hit the South Sandwich Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits the northern mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.2 earthquake hits Haiti.

5.2 earthquake hits the Hindu Kush, Afghanistan.

Four 5.1 earthquakes hit the South Sandwich Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits San Juan, Argentina.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the western Indian-Antarctic ridge.

5.0 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Chaco, Argentina.

5.0 earthquake hits Haiti.

5.0 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm 11e (Kevin), located approximately 1057 nm south-southeast of San Diego, is tracking west-northwestward at 06 knots.

In the northwestern Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm 13w (Lupit), located approximately 193 nm northeast of Iwakuni, Japan, is tracking northeastward at 15 knots.

Tropical storm 14w (Miranae), located approximately 429 nm east-southeast of Misawa, Japan, is tracking east-northeastward at 24 knots.

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Newsbytes:

El Salvador – Storms, strong winds and heavy rain affected El Salvador from 02 August, 2021. Four homes were damaged by floods in southern parts of the city of San Salvador and another in Chanmico canton of the municipality of San Juan Opico, La Libertad department. Further heavy rain from 06 August caused powerful flash floods in San Miguel city and surrounding areas in San Miguel department. Firefighters rescued people from vehicles in flood water. No injuries were reported.

India – Officials in Madhya Pradesh, India, report that as many as 24 people have now died as a result of the flooding and heavy rainfall that has affected the state since the start of August. As many as 8,832 people have been rescued from flooded areas, thanks to a massive rescue effort from Air Force, Army and National and State Disaster Response Forces. A further 29,280 others have evacuated their homes.

Indonesia – At least 2 people died and hundreds of homes were damaged by floods and landslides across 5 provinces in the first week of August. Heavy rainfall in South Sulawesi Province in early August caused several rivers to overflow in North Luwu Regency. On 03 August the Masamba river broke its banks, flooding areas of Masamba district, affecting about 750 residents and inundating 150 homes. A few days later, further heavy rain caused the Uraso and Lampuawa rivers to overflow on 06 August, damaging around 100 homes and affecting 500 residents of Bone Bone and South Sumakaju districts. Flood water was 60cm deep in some areas. Heavy rainfall triggered a landslide in Central Tarakan District, North Kalimantan on 05 August 2021, burying a house in Selengkung Village. One person died in the incident. Heavy rainfall also caused landslides in two locations of Kelimutu District, Ende Regency. Three houses and a school were severely damaged. Around 20 people were displaced and 41 homes damaged by floods in Serang Regency in Banten Province on 01 August after the overflow of a local river. Flood waters were up to 1.3 metres deep in some areas. Further flooding affected the province on 05 August, when over 100 homes were damaged by floods in the Cilegon City area. A long period of heavy rain on 01 August caused flooding in Rawa Panjang and Pabuaran in Bogor Regency of West Java Province. A total of 190 people were affected and 69 homes damaged.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits the Flores Sea.

5.7 earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.2 earthquake hits the Nicobar Islands off India.

5.2 earthquake hits the Hindu Kush, Afghanistan.

5.2 earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.1 earthquake hits Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

Two 6.1 earthquakes hit the Nicobar Islands off India.

6.1 earthquake hits Kepulauan Mentawai, Indonesia.

5.9 earthquake hits the Nicobar Islands off India.

5.5 earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia.

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

5.2 earthquake hits Kepulauan Mentawai, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits the Admiralty Islands, Papua New Guinea.

5.1 earthquake hits southwest of Africa.

Two 5.0 earthquakes hit southwest of Africa.

5.0 earthquake hits the Nicobar Islands off India.

5.0 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.0 earthquake hits the Dodecanese Islands, Greece.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits near the south coast of Papua, Indonesia.

5.5 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.4 earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits Central Peru.

5.1 earthquake hits the Southern mid-Atlantic ridge.

Two 5.0 earthquakes hit Iceland.

5.0 earthquake hits North Island, New Zealand.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.2 earthquake hits the Peru-Ecuador border.

5.3 earthquake hits Easter Island.

5.2 earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

5.2 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.1 earthquake hits Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.0 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.0 earthquake hits south of Alaska.

5.0 earthquake hits the southern east Pacific rise.