Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 earthquake hits the mid-Indian ridge.

5.5 earthquake hits the Peru-Brazil border.

5.4 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.1 earthquake hits Mindoro in the Philippines.

5.0 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Sam is located about 665 mi…1070 km ssw of Cape Race Newfoundland with maximum sustained winds…105 mph…165 km/h. Present movement…ne or 45 degrees at 17 mph…28 km/h.

Tropical Depression Storm Victor is located about 1055 mi…1700 km w of the Cabo Verde islands with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…nw or 315 degrees at 16 mph…26 km/h.

In the Northern Indian Ocean: Tropical cyclone 03b (Shaheen-Gulab), located approximately 222 nm north of Masirah Island, is tracking westward at 06 knots.

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

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Anthrax – Kyrgyzstan

Anthrax was detected in four hospitalized citizens of the Jalal-Abad region, Kyrgyzstan, Turmush reported on September 29. Residents of the Suzak district of the Jalal-Abad region killed a sick cow on September 16. The meat was distributed to neighbours – more than 100 people ate it.