Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 earthquake hits south of Panama.

5.2 earthquake hits Potosi, Bolivia.

5.2 earthquake hits off the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.1 earthquake hits San Juan, Argentina.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.1 earthquake hits near the coast of Nicaragua.

5.0 earthquake hits Namibia.

5.0 earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

5.0 earthquake hits the northern mid-Atlantic ridge.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.2 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.1 earthquake hits the southern east Pacific rise.

5.1 earthquake hits Santiago del Estero, Argentina.

5.0 earthquake hits the southeast Indian ridge.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 earthquake hits the southern east Pacific rise.

5.3 earthquake hits Nepal.

Two 5.2 earthquakes hit southwest of Africa.

5.1 earthquake hits southwest of Africa.

5.0 earthquake hits Jujuy, Argentina.

5.0 earthquake hits the Hindu Kush, Afghanistan.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

Two 5.4 earthquakes hit the Kermedec Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits Neuquen, Argentina.

Three 5.2 earthquakes hit the Kermedec Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.1 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the Celebes Sea.

Wildfires

Wildfires – Argentina

Wildfires in Argentina’s Chubut and Rio Negro provinces have left at least eight people dead and dozens of people injured, while hundreds evacuated, and homes were destroyed. Officials said the fire may have started on Tuesday in a Las Golondrinas sector and then advanced towards Lago Puelo’s town.

The wind spread the flames rapidly, devastating forests and some 250 houses. About 350 people have been evacuated. The fires have already destroyed some 2,000 hectares.

Some 20 Argentine provinces have been affected by recurring fires since 2020, caused largely by drought. But many were started deliberately, authorities believe.

The province of Cordoba, in the center of the country, has been the most affected, with 331,000 hectares burned, while more than one million hectares have been destroyed nationwide. The lack of rain in 2020 made it the driest year in Argentina for a quarter of a century.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.4 earthquake hits off the east coast of North Islands, New Zealand.

5.4 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

5.3 earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

Two 5.2 earthquakes hit southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.2 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits east of North Island, New Zealand.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.5 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.4 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.3 earthquake hits San Juan, Argentina.

Three 5.3 earthquakes hit the Kermedec Islands.

Two 5.2 earthquakes hit the Kermedec Islands.

Three 5.1 earthquakes hit the Kermedec Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec islands.

5.1 earthquake hits east of North Island, New Zealand.

5.1 earthquake hits off the east coast of North island, New Zealand.

Seven 5.0 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

Two 5.0 earthquakes hit east of North Island, New Zealand.

5.0 earthquake hits Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 22s (Marian), located approximately 1317 nm west of Learmonth, Australia, is tracking east-southeastward at 04 knots.

Tropical cyclone 23p (Niran), located approximately 175 nm northeast of Cairns, Australia, is tracking northwestward at 01 knot.

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Newsbytes:

Brazil – Heavy rainfall hit the municipality of Lagoa Vermelha in the state of Grande do Sul, southern Brazil, from late 01 March 2021. Strong winds and lightning were also reported. Flooding damaged homes and roads. After carrying out initial assessments, the municipal government said at least 32 houses were severely damaged, some even destroyed, leaving families homeless.

Argentina – A severe storm brought torrential rainfall to Catamarca Province, Argentina, on 01 March 2021. Severe damages were reported in the city of Catamarca. Local media reported 90 mm of rain in 1 hour in the city of Catamarca. Buildings, road and infrastructure were damaged and power and drinking water supply cut. Around 20 families were evacuated and over 240 buildings damaged including a the San Juan Bautista Hospital.

Morocco – Heavy rain caused dramatic flash flooding in the city of Tétouan in northern Morocco on 01 March 2021. Roads and infrastructure were damaged and fast flowing flood waters and debris swept through streets dragging along vehicles. Local government reported 100 mm of rain in 9 hours to the afternoon of 01 March which caused rivers and drainage channels to overflow.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits Guyana.

5.3 earthquake hits San Juan, Argentina.

Two 5.1 earthquakes hit near the coast of western Turkey.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the Volcano Islands off Japan.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits Kepulauan Kai, Indonesia.

5.4 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits offshore Tarapaca, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Shetland Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the Mariana Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.5 earthquake hits San Juan, Argentina.

5.6 earthquake hits Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia.

5.4 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits San Juan, Argentina.

5.0 earthquake hits San Juan, Argentina.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.7 earthquake hits Jujuy, Argentina.

5.4 earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.3 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.1 earthquake hits Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.1 earthquake hits New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.

Two 5.0 earthquakes hit Tonga.

5.0 earthquake hits Santiago del Estero, Argentina.

5.0 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits northern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.4 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty islands.

5.3 earthquake hits Jujuy, Argentina.

5.0 earthquake hits near the coast of Nicaragua.