Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits Fiji.

5.3 earthquake hits the Pagan region, North Mariana Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits central Turkey.

5.1 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the Flores region, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the Andreanof Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

Two 5.0 earthquakes hit southern Xinjiang, China.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 14s (Enala), located approximately 740 nm southeast of Port Louis, Mauritius, is tracking south-southwestward at 03 knots.

Tropical cyclone 15p (Judy), located approximately 346 nm north-northeast of Port Vila, Vanuatu, is tracking west-southwestward at 08 knots.

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Lassa fever – Ghana

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) reported today of two confirmed Lassa fever cases from the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research on Friday. Both cases reside in Accra. One of the cases died while to date, 56 contacts have been identified and are being followed-up.

Chikungunya – Paraguay

The latest report from the General Directorate of Health Surveillance indicates that, in the last three weeks, 12,189 cases of chikungunya have been reported.