Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

Two 5.1 earthquakes hit the Izu Islands off Japan.

5.1 earthquake hits Java, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the Hindu Kush, Afghanistan.

5.0 earthquake hits the Izu Islands off Japan.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits Nepal.

5.3 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits northern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Luzon in the Philippines.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

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

5.5 earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

5.4 earthquake hits the Russia-Mongolia border.

5.3 earthquake hits the Izu Islands off Japan.

5.2 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

Two 5.1 earthquakes hit the Izu Islands off Japan.

5.1 earthquake hits the Scotia Sea.

5.1 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the Bonin Islands off Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the Izu Islands off Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits Sakhalin, Russia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.3 earthquake hits off the coast of Costa Rica.

5.1 earthquake hits La Rioja, Argentina.

5.0 earthquake hits near the southern coast of Papua, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits Easter Island.

5.3 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits central Afghanistan.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.4 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits south of Java, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits the Kazakhstan-Xinjiang border region.

5.0 earthquake hits Guam.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Eastern North Pacific Ocean: Hurricane 05e (Darby), located approximately 951 nm east of Hilo, is tracking west-northwesrtward at 13 knots.

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Newsbytes:

Virginia, USA – Officials in Virginia, USA report over 40 people unaccounted for after flash floods swept through parts of Buchanan County on 13 July 2022. Raging flash floods ripped through a valley in the rural county of Buchanan. Over 100 homes are thought to have been damaged, with some of them ripped from their foundations. Local observers said flood water was up to 11 feet (3.4 metres) deep. All roads were closed in the area. Meanwhile flash floods swept through a campground near Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA, overnight 12 to 13 July 2022. Gatlinburg is about 220 km / 140 miles south west of Buchanan County, Virginia. Local media reported 14 people were trapped and later rescued from the Greenbrier Campground. Flash floods also swept away vehicles in the Pittman Center area of Sevier County.

Afghanistan – Further flooding in Afghanistan has affected parts of the east, south, south-east, and central regions of the country and caused more fatalities. 39 people have now lost their lives in flooding in the country since 05 July. Nineteen people died in flooding in the country in late June. The heavy rains have damaged or destroyed around 2,900 houses and disrupted livelihoods. Critical infrastructure such as roads and bridges have also been impacted.

Philippines – Floods and landslides have affected wide areas of the Philippines since heavy rain began on 05 July 2022. Authorities reported one person died and homes and buildings were destroyed after heavy rain caused a landslide in Abucay, Bataan Province on 09 July 2022.

China – Local emergency services in Heilongjiang Province in northeast China report at least 1 person has died and 8 are missing after torrential rain caused severe flash flooding. Heavy rain struck late on 12 July 2022, causing flash floods in a village near Chaoyangshan, Wudalianchi City. Homes and buildings were damaged and several people reported missing. Areas of the province have experienced heavy rainfall for some time, causing levels of the upper reaches of the Heilongjiang River to reach above the danger mark. Levels are expected to rise further and regional authorities said the Mohe to Heihe section of the river will have a flood peak from 11 July to around 18 July where it could exceed the warning level by over 1.10 metres. The Heilongjiang River is also known as the Amur River and forms the border between the Russian Far East and Northeastern China.

Indonesia – Days of heavy rainfall in eastern Indonesia caused flooding and landslides in parts of the Maluku Islands over the last few days, causing 7 fatalities. Floods and landslides struck in West Seram Regency, Maluku Province, Indonesia from 05 July 2022. There were 6 fatalities after heavy rain caused a river to overflow which in turn triggered a landslide in Iha Village. Around the same time floods and landslides struck in Ambon City, capital and largest city of the province of Maluku with a population of around 333,000. Around 36 homes and buildings were damaged affecting 180 residents. Further heavy rain caused flooding and landslides in the city on 08 July. Flood waters were up to 80 cm deep in some areas. In a 24 hour period to 09 July 2022, Ambon City recorded 245 mm of rain and Amahai in Central Maluku Regency, recorded 173 mm.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.0 earthquake hits the Mariana Islands region.

5.7 earthquake hits the Pagan region in the North Mariana Islands.

5.5 earthquake hits south of Java, Indonesia.

5.4 earthquake hits the Pagan region in the North Mariana Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits the Andaman Islands off India.

5.2 earthquake hits south of Java, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits the Pagan region in the North Mariana Islands.

Two 5.1 earthquakes hit the Mariana Islands region.

5.1 earthquake hits south of Java, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the Mariana Islands region.

5.0 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.0 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

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

5.2 earthquake hits southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia.

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

Two 5.0 earthquakes hit the Andaman Islands off India.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hit Taiwan.

5.1 earthquake hits offshore Tarapaca, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hit Taiwan.

5.0 earthquake hits the northern mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.0 earthquake hits the Timor region, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits southern Iran.

5.1 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits offshore Coquimbo, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the southern mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.0 earthquake hits the Peru-Ecuador border.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits central Afghanistan.

5.3 earthquake hits the Flores Sea.

5.2 earthquake hits southern Iran.

5.2 earthquake hits Simeulue, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.0 earthquake hits New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.4 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.2 earthquake hits the Gulf of California.

5.1 earthquake hits the Gulf of California.

5.1 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits the Hindi Kush, Afghanistan.

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

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 earthquake hits the southern mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.3 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.2 earthquake hits Java, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits the western Indian-Antarctic ridge.

5.1 earthquake hits Ascension Island.

5.0 earthquake hits Ascension Island.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the Mauritius-Reunion region.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.6 earthquake hits Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.3 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.3 earthquake hits the Pagan region, North Mariana Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits the Peru-Brazil border region.

5.2 earthquake hits the Kashmir-Xinjiang border region.

5.2 earthquake hits the Andreanof Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.1 earthquake hits the Hindu Kush, Afghanistan.

5.0 earthquake hits the Pagan region, North Mariana Islands.