6.2 Earthquake hits Baja California. The quake was widely felt in Mexico, but apart from people rushing outdoors in panic, there have been no reports of fatalities or serious damage.

5.4 and 5.1 Earthquakes hit the Tonga Islands region.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Fiji Islands region.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.2 Earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands north of New Zealand.

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

4.9 Earthquake hits the Fox Islands in the Aleutian Islands off Alaska.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storm Miriam, churning far off the Mexican coast in the Pacific Ocean, strengthened to a Category 2 hurricane early Monday.

Heavy rain has led to flooding and travel disruption in Somerset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol in England. Flood warnings issued in Wales.

At least 120 houses were damaged in Barangay Bagong Silangan, Quezon City, in the Philippines after a tornado tore through the community.


5.6 Earthquake hits Tonga.

5.4 Earthquake hits near the coast of Guerrero, Mexico.

5.2 Earthquake hits Sakhalin, Russia.

5.1 Earthquake hits Greece.

4.9 Earthquake hits the Greece-Albania border region.

Storms and Floods


Tropical Storm Kristy forms off the coast of Mexico. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Nadine has strengthened in the Atlantic to become a hurricane, but is still far from land. Named storms Michael and Leslie have dissipated.

Las Vegas has been hit by flash floods and mudslides. On Tuesday, torrential downpours left parts of the city underwater. Flash floods washed out roads, stranded motorists, and left thousands without power. Some areas had to contend with up to four feet of flash flood water.



5.7, 5.6, 5.3, 5.3, 5.1, 5.1, 5.0, 5 x 4.9 Aftershocks continue to rattle the Philippine Islands following yesterday’s major Earthquake.

5.5 Earthquake hits North Island, New Zealand.

5.3 Earthquake hits Chiapas, Mexico.

5.3 Earthquake hits the Gulf of Aden.

5.2 Earthquake hits the New Britain Region, papua New Guinea.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Galapagos Islands.

5.0 Earthquake hits northern Colombia.

5.0 Earthquake hits off the coast of central Chile.

4.9 Earthquake hits south east of the Loyalty Islands.

Tropical Storms

Tropical storm Helene hits the east coast of Mexico and weakens to a tropical depression.

Typhoon Kai-tak strikes Vietnam with high winds and heavy rains. 4 people have been reported dead.


Storms and Floods

Tropical storm Helene forms off the Gulf coast of Mexico.

Tropical storm Gordon moves towards the Azores.

Tropical storm Kai-tak has left 9 people dead, 17 injured and 2 still missing in the Philippines and is now bringing havoc to southern China.

Floods in Madhya Pradesh, India claim at least 31 lives.


Storms and Floods

The first week of August 2012 saw Hurricane Ernesto push into the Yucatan Peninsula and Tropical Storm Haikui push just south of Shanghai, China. Neither system was too strong, but both provided heavy rains and strong winds in these regions.

Tropical Storm Ernesto brings heavy rains to El Salvador and is expected to make a second landfall in Mexico.