Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits the South Shetland Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits near the south coast of Honshu, Japan.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Delta is located about 35 mi…55 km w of Cancun Mexico with maximum sustained winds…105 mph…165 km/h. Present movement…nw or 305 degrees at 17 mph…28 km/h.

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm 19e (Norbert), located approximately 1248 nm south-southeast of San Diego, is tracking southwestward at 01 knot.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm (ts) 16w (Chan-Hom), located approximately 378 nm east of Kadena AFB, Okinawa, Japan, is tracking northwestward at 11 knots.

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Malaysia – Around 400 people have been displaced from their homes in the state of Sabah, Malaysia, in the northern part of the island of Borneo. Flooding struck after heavy rain on 05 October 2020, affecting around 60 villages in Kota Kinabalu, Kota Belud and Tuaran districts. Kota Kinabalu recorded 167.0 mm of rain in 24 hours to 05 October. Hundreds of homes have been flooded along with health facilities and other public buildings.