Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 earthquake hits Kyushu, Japan.

5.5 earthquake hits the Dominican Republic.

5.4 earthquake hits the mid-Indian ridge.

5.3 earthquake hits the Mariana Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

5.2 earthquake hits Crete.

5.0 earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the Bonin Islands, Japan.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Los Lagos, Chile.

6.1 earthquake hits northern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.4 earthquake hits Fiji.

5.4 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.3 earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

5.2 earthquake hits offshore Michoacan, Mexico.

5.2 earthquake hits the Mauritius-Reunion region.

5.0 earthquake hits offshore Atacama, Chile.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.7 earthquake hits Michoacan, Mexico.

5.6 earthquake hits the Cook Strait, New Zealand.

5.1 earthquake hits northwestern Iran.

5.0 earthquake hits eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 earthquake hits Kepulauan Tanimbar, Indonesia.

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

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

7.3 earthquake hits Michoacan, Mexico.

At least two people have died after a magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck western Mexico on Monday — the anniversary of two devastating quakes in 1985 and 2017. The earthquake, which struck shortly after 1:00pm local time, damaged buildings in the capital, Mexico City, knocked out power and sent residents scrambling outside for safety. Initial reports indicate two deaths of people crushed by falling buildings. The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami warning for coastal areas, saying waves 1 to 3 meters above the tide level were possible.

5.9 earthquake hits the mid-Indian ridge.

5.8 earthquake hits Michoacan, Mexico.

5.6 earthquake hits the mid-endian ridge.

5.3 earthquake hits offshore Michoacan, Mexico.

5.2 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.1 earthquake hits Arizona.

5.1 earthquake hits Alaska.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Danielle is located about 835 mi…1345 km wnw of the Azores with maximum sustained winds…75 mph…120 km/h. Present movement…ne or 45 degrees at 8 mph…13 km/h.

Tropical Storm Earl is located about 345 mi…555 km n of St. Thomas and about 615 mi…990 km s of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…65 mph…100 km/h. Present movement…n or 350 degrees at 7 mph…11 km/h.

In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Typhoon 12w (Hinnamnor), located approximately 111 nm northeast of Busan, South Korea, is tracking northeastward at 31 knots.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane 12e (Kay), located approximately 1073 nm south-southeast of San Diego, is tracking northwestward at 11 knots.

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Newsbytes:

Mexico – At least 4 people have died in flash floods after two days of heavy rainfall in the state of Nuevo León, Mexico. The rainfall began on 03 September 2022, with the heaviest falling on 05 September when the city of Cadereyta Jiménez recorded 242.9 mm of rain in 24 hours. More rain is expected. Flash floods struck across several municipalities in the area, damaging roads and buildings. Classes were suspended. Around 350 homes were damaged in several neighbourhoods in and around the state capital Monterrey, including Cadereyta Jiménez and Juárez municipalities. The heavy rain helped replenish local reservoirs which had suffered after a year of drought in the state. Restrictions on drinking water remained in place however.

Georgia, USA – Rainfall in parts of northwest Georgia Sunday has been so heavy, CNN Weather estimates it is at least a one-in-200 year event. “Portions of Chattooga and Floyd counties have received 10-13 inches, with more rain coming. These amounts have resulted in catastrophic flash flooding and a Flash Flood Emergency continues in that area.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Danielle is located about 895 mi…1445 km w of the Azores with maximum sustained winds…75 mph…120 km/h. Present movement…stationary.

Tropical Storm Earl is located about 185 mi…295 km e of the northern Leeward islands with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 295 degrees at 14 mph…22 km/h.

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In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Typhoon 12w (Hinnamnor), located approximately 338 nm southwest of Kadena AFB, Okinawa, Japan, is tracking northward at 06 knots.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm 11e (Javier), located approximately 647 nm south-southeast of San Diego, is tracking north-northwestward at 12 knots.

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Newsbytes:

Mexico – Heavy rain has affected several states of Mexico over the last few days, with flooding or landslide reported in Coahuila, Sinaloa, Oaxaca, Tamaulipas, Veracruz and Morelos. Approximately 140mm Ain fell in across wide areas in 24 hours to late 30 August 2022. Several hundred houses were affected, with thousands of people left without shelter.

India – Flooding in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, has affected over 245,000 people over the last few days. The Ganges is above the danger mark in at least 5 locations, including Varanasi. The flooding has affected over 1,000 villages across 22 districts in the state since 26 August 2022. As of 31 August, India’s Central Water Commission reported the Ganges was at or above Severe Flood Level in the districts of Ballia, Barabanki, Ghazipur, Praygraj and Varanasi.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression 010e (Ten), located approximately 904 nm south-southeast of San Diego, is tracking west-northwestward at 01 knot.

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Newsbytes:

Afghanistan – Over 30 people have died and many are missing after heavy rain caused flash flooding in parts of Afghanistan. Flash flooding struck in the norther Parwan Province on 13 August 2022 following heavy rainfall. Affected districts include Ghorband (also known as Syagird) and Shinwari. Flooding has also impacted areas of Logar Province in the last few days. Afghan Red Crescent reported at least 1 fatality, 3 injured and over 80 houses damaged or destroyed, along with wide areas of agricultural land.

Sudan – The number of fatalities caused by ongoing floods in Sudan has climbed steeply according to an update by Sudan Civil Defence and the United Nations. As of 13 August that 52 people have now died and another 25 have been injured since the beginning of the rainy season. As of 14 August 2022, the estimated number of people affected by heavy rains and floods since May is about 136,000 people. Torrential rains and floods destroyed about 8,900 houses and damaged another 20,600 in 12 states.

Nigeria – Officials in the state of Jigawa, northern Nigeria, report as many as 50 people have lost their lives in floods triggered by torrential rains. Severe flooding struck in several Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Jigawa after heavy rain from 01 August 2022. At least 7 people lost their lives as a result. Heavy rain and flooding has continued to affect areas of the state since then. On 14 August 2022, officials report that 50 people have now lost their lives and thousands of homes have been damaged leaving many displaced.

Mexico – At least 3 people have died after further flooding in the state of Sonora, Mexico, authorities report. Flash flooding struck in the city of Nogales, close to the border with Arizona, USA, following a storm on 13 August 2022. A total of 12 vehicles were swept away by flooding in different parts of the city, while around 7 homes suffered flood damage. Landslides were also reported in the area.

Chad – Weeks of heavy rain have caused significant damage and over 20 fatalities in different regions of Chad, including the capital N’Djamena. Since June, storms, heavy rain and flooding have affected 3,477 households (over 17,000 people) and destroyed 1,312 houses. Further more at least 22 people have lost their lives and 229 have been injured. As much as 160 mm of rain fell in 24 hours in N’Djamena on 02 August 2022. As many as 480 houses were destroyed and 789 damaged. In total 3,641 households were affected.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Guerrero, Mexico.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane 09e (Howard), located approximately 682 nm south of San Diego, is tracking west-northwestward at 10 knots.

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Newsbytes:

Mexico – Heavy rain over the last few days has caused flash flooding in parts of Sonora State, Mexico, where at least two people have lost their lives. 2 people died and one was rescued after a vehicle was swept away by flood waters from an overflowing stream near Hermosillo. Flooded streets in the city left several vehicles stranded. Flooding has also affected other areas of the state. Four people were rescued from flood waters in Nogales. Five people were rescued from the overflowing Cabullona River in the municipality of Agua Prieta. Civil Protection said 250 vehicles in the Cabullona Park were unable to leave due to flooding from the river. No injuries were reported and all occupants were safe.

Colombia – At least 21 buildings collapsed after flash floods in parts of Antioquia Department in Colombia. eavy rain caused the La García and La Chiquita streams to overflow in Bello municipality on 06 August 2022. As of 07 August, the mayor of the municipality said 21 buildings had collapsed or were completely destroyed. At least 500 families have been affected with many of the moved to safer areas. Around the same time flooding was also reported in Cisneros, El Santuario and Andes municipalities. Around 42 homes were damaged in Andes.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 earthquake hits east of the Kuril Islands.

5.4 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.2 earthquake hits Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.1 earthquake hits offshore Valparaiso, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are currently no active tropical storms.

Newsbytes:

Mexico – At least 11 people have died as a result of Hurricane Agatha. Hurricane Agatha weakened after it made landfall as a category 2 hurricane in La Redonda, municipality of San Pedro Pochutla in Oaxaca on 30 May 2022. Winds of 165 km/h and waves of up to 6 metres were reported on the coast of Oaxaca. Agatha is thought to be the strongest ever hurricane to make landfall in May in the eastern Pacific. Santa María Huatulco in Oaxaca recorded 240 mm of rain in 24 hours to 31 May. Floods, wind damage and landslides blocked several roads including the federal highway 175 which connects the Oaxaca coast with Veracruz. At least 2 bridges have been severely damaged. Damage to power infrastructure left over 200,000 people without electricity.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.0 earthquake hits offshore Chiapas, Mexico.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.9 earthquake hits southern Peru.

5.6 earthquake hits the South Indian Ocean.

5.5 earthquake hits Oaxaca, Mexico.

5.1 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.0 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.0 earthquake hits near the coast of Nicaragua.

5.0 earthquake hits eastern Xizang, China.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 earthquake hits the Scotia Sea.

5.8 earthquake hits Antofagasta, Chile.

5.7 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty islands.

5.3 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.2 earthquake hits Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits the southwest Indian ridge,

5.1 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.1 earthquake hits Guerrero, Mexico.

5.1 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.1 earthquake hits the Scotia Sea.

5.0 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the Mauritius-Reunion region.

5.0 earthquake hits the Philippine Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits the Ryukyu Islands off Japan.

5.1 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

Two 5.0 earthquakes hit Luzon in the Philippines.

5.0 earthquake hits the Sunday Strait, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the Ryukyu Islands off Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits of the coast of Michoacan, Mexico.