Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.6 earthquake hits the Russia-Mongolia border.

5.1 earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.8 earthquake hits the Russia-Mongolia border.

6.0 earthquake hits the Russia-Mongolia border.

5.7 earthquake hits the Eastern Sea of Japan.

5.3 earthquake hits the Balleny Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits the Russia-Mongolia border.

5.2 earthquake hits east of the South Sandwich Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits the Azores.

5.0 earthquake hits Antofagasta, Chile

5.0 earthquake hits eastern Kashmir.

5.0 earthquake hits Kepulauan Sangihe, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the Russia-Mongolia border.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.5 earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

5.9 earthquake hits the Tatar Strait, Russia.

5.5 earthquake hits the Admiralty Islands, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 earthquake hits northern Sumatra, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits southeast of Easter Island.

5.3 earthquake hits the Russia-Mongolia border.

5.2 earthquake hits the Philippines.

5.1 earthquake hits Java, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Easter Island.

5.0 earthquake hits Unimak Island, Alaska.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits northern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits south of the Mariana Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Sakhalin, Russia.

5.0 earthquake hits the Carlsberg ridge.

Wildfires

Wildfires – Arizona, USA

Officials say a lightning-sparked wildfire near Tucson burned through 1,100 acres on Sunday, in an area difficult for firefighters to access. The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management said the wildfire, dubbed the Navarro Fire, was located south of downtown Tucson near the San Xavier River Indian Reservation.

Wildfires – Russia

The area engulfed by two big wildfires in the Khanty-Mansi (Yugra) autonomous area has more than doubled, from 2,100 to 4,500 hectares, in a span of 24 hours, a spokesman for the Russian emergencies ministry’s regional department, said on Sunday. In all, twenty-one wildfires are raging in the Khanty-Mansi autonomous area as of now. Four have been localized and two have been extinguished.

Global Warming

Russia’s global warming rate 2.5 times higher than world average

Russia’s global warming rate is 2.5 times higher than the world average, according to Russian scientists. The rate of global warming on the territory of the country is 2.5 times higher than the average increase in temperatures in the world. This is explained by a variety of factors: the global warming rate in Russia is faster than in the rest of the world due to its location: the country is located in temperate and high latitudes and it is a continental territory.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia.

5.4 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits San Juan, Argentina.

5.1 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.5 earthquake hits north of Halamhera, Indonesia.

5.3 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.3 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits southwestern Sakha, Russia.

5.1 earthquake hits southern Xinjiang, China.

5.1 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

5.2 earthquake hits east of Severnaya Zemlya, Russia.

5.1 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.1 earthquake hits southern Iran.

5.1 earthquake hits the Andreanof Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.2 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.1 earthquake hits New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 earthquake hits Chukotka, Russia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 earthquake hits Chukotka, Russia.

5.2 earthquake hits the southwest Indian ridge.

5.1 earthquake hits the Pacific-Antarctic ridge.

5.1 earthquake hits Dominica in the Leeward Islands.

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

5.2 earthquake hits the Komandorskiye Ostrova region, Russia.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression Nineteen-E is located about 105 mi…170 km s of Manzanillo Mexico with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…n or 355 degrees at 7 mph…11 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean : Typhoon 21w (Neoguri), located approximately 142 nm south-southeast of Kadena AFB, Okinawa, Japan, is tracking northeastward at 14 knots.

Typhoon Bualoi (22w), located approximately 334 nm east-southeast of Andersen AFB, Guam, is tracking northwestward at 11 knots.

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NewsBytes:

Russia – At least 15 people have died and 13 others have been missing after a dam collapse at a gold mine in Siberia. The dam, on the Seiba river in the region of Krasnoyarsk, burst after heavy rain on Saturday.

Niger – Floods in southeast Niger have forced 23,000 people to flee their homes since early October, officials said Saturday, threatening a new humanitarian crisis in a region already wracked by Boko Haram Islamist violence. Heavy rains have caused the Komadougou Yobe river that flows through the semi-desert Diffa region into Lake Chad to burst its banks, inundating villages, flooding fields and damaging crops. Two villages near the city of Diffa were “completely submerged” and 2,500 households have been forced to move.

UK – Drivers in the north east have been warned to take care after severe flooding left vehicles submerged and roads closed off. Emergency services were called out to incidents across Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen overnight with firefighters pumping water away from homes.

Florida, USA – The streets in St Marks, Florida were flooded by Tropical Storm Nestor on Saturday as the storm moved across the panhandle.