Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global
5.2 earthquake hits Tarapaca, Chile.
5.2 earthquake hits the mid-Indian ridge.
5.0 earthquake hits Leyte in the Philippines.
5.0 earthquake hits near the coast of Nicaragua.
5.0 earthquake hits the Ryukyu Islands off Japan.
5.0 earthquake hits west of Gibraltar.
Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Iota is located about 275 mi…445 km e of Isla de Providencia Colombia and about 415 mi…670 km ese of Cabo Gracias a Dios on nic/hon border with maximum sustained winds…80 mph…130 km/h. Present movement…w or 280 degrees at 6 mph…9 km/h.
Tropical Depression Theta is located about 650 mi…1050 km se of the Azores with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…e or 90 degrees at 3 mph…6 km/h.
In the Western Pacific Ocean: Typhoon 25w (Vamco), located approximately 145 nm northwest of Da Nang, Vietnam, is tracking west-northwestward at 15 knots.
In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 01s (Alicia), located approximately 349 nm south-southeast of Diego Garcia, is tracking southwestward at 13 knots.
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