Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 earthquake hits Seram, Indonesia.

5.5 earthquake hits the mid-Indian ridge.

5.4 earthquake hits northern Qinghai, China.

5.2 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits offshore O’Higgins, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hits near the coast of Ecuador.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 03e (Carlos), located approximately 1337 nm east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii, is tracking westward at 06 knots.

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Nepal and Bhutan – At least 10 people have died in Bhutan after heavy monsoon rainfall triggered flash flooding in a remote mountain camp in Laya. Meanwhile rain has also triggered flash floods and landslides in parts of nearby Nepal, where officials say several people are reported missing.


Wildfires – Arizona, USA

The Telegraph Fire continues to flare up south of Globe and has grown to become the sixth-largest wildfire in Arizona history.

After burning through about 20,000 acres overnight and another 16,537 acres during the day, the blaze was measured at 139,615 acres Tuesday evening, moving up three spots on the all-time list. It is the largest fire burning nationally.



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

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Rift Valley Fever – Madagascar

From April 26 to May 20, 109 total, confirmed and suspected human Rift Valley fever (RVF) cases were reported in four regions of Madagascar (Vatovavy Fitovinany, Haute Matsiatra, Alaotra Mangoro and Analamanga), according to the World Health Organization (WHO).