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.
Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
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.
The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:
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.