Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 earthquake hits offshore Honduras.

5.4 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.3 earthquake hits Fiji.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression 07e (Georgette), located approximately 1226 nm southwest of San Diego, is tracking north-northeastward at 07 knots.

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Global Warming

Possibility of Human Extinction

Catastrophic climate change outcomes, including human extinction, are not being taken seriously enough by scientists, a new study says.

The authors say that the consequences of more extreme warming – still on the cards if no action is taken – are “dangerously underexplored”.

They argue that the world needs to start preparing for the possibility of what they term the “climate endgame”.

Uncontrolled temperature rises and the social and political consequences will directly affect two nuclear powers, and seven maximum containment laboratories housing the most dangerous pathogens. There is serious potential for disastrous knock-on effects if global warming is not contained.


Wildfires are wiping out one of Greece’s major export products

Wildfires in Greece are impacting not just humans but the bees that make pine honey, a major export. As extreme weather rages, the country is increasing funding available to battle the flames and bringing in firefighters from around Europe.

Wildfires – Czech Republic

As many as 900 firefighters are now battling fires in the Czech Republic’s Bohemian Switzerland National Park, the local fire and rescue service said Monday. 200 tank trucks, 18 helicopters and 5 planes have been deployed to combat the fires that have been raging for nine days now. The fire spans the borders of the Czech Republic and Germany, and countries such as Slovakia, Poland, Italy, Germany and Sweden have dispatched firefighting aircraft to control the fires.

Wildfires – British Columbia, Canada

Evacuation orders have been issued to 324 properties in the southern interior of British Columbia following the significant growth of bushfires in Kerimos Creek over the past day. As of Monday at 2:30 p.m. PT, the area of ​​the fire in southwest Penticton was estimated at 22.6 square kilometers, more than five times the estimate given the day before.



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

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Syphilis – Japan

Japan is on target to set a record in syphilis cases this year, possibly topping 10,000 cases in 2022 if cases grow at the current pace. As of July 27, Japan’s National Institute of Infectious Diseases reported 6385 total syphilis cases.

Dengue Fever – Philippines

In a follow-up on the dengue fever situation in the Philippines, the Department of Health reports 82,597 cases as of July 16. The dengue fever death toll this year has eclipsed the 300 mark with 319 fatalities.