Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits the Mariana Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the Volcano Islands off Japan.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 26s (Seroja), located approximately 360 nm south of Learmonth, Australia, is tracking southeastward at 31 knots.

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Wildlife

Large Sawfish

The longest sawfish ever measured washed up in Florida, not far from another large specimen.

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Disease

Covid-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Brucellosis – Algeria

Algerian media is reporting an outbreak of brucellosis in Batna. According to the report, 31 people were infected with brucellosis in the municipality of Ares after consuming goat’s milk. This followed the discovery of a focus of the disease that infected 119 goats from a herd of 155.