Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.3 earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.2 earthquake hits Mendoza, Argentina.

5.0 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Sebastien is located about 1535 mi…2465 km wsw of the Azores with maximum sustained winds…65 mph…100 km/h. Present movement…ene or 60 degrees at 17 mph…28 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression 28w (Fung-Wong), located approximately 142 nm west-southwest of Kadena AFB, Okinawa, Japan, is tracking northeastward at 1 knot.


Plague – China

The Taiwan Department of Disease Control reported on a fourth human plague case. The patient from Jiuquan City, Gansu Province was diagnosed with septicemic plague. This follows two cases of pneumonic plague and one case of bubonic plague.

Yellow Fever – Venezuela

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported this week on a autochthonous case of yellow fever in Venezuela, the first in 14 years.

Dengue Fever – Republic of Sudan

From 8 August through 4 November 2019, a total of 1,197 suspected cases of dengue fever including five deaths have been reported from seven states.