Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 earthquake hits northern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.8 earthquake hits the Bonin Islands off Japan.

5.2 earthquake hits Guatemala.

5.1 earthquake hits Salta, Argentina.

5.0 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.0 earthquake hits Guatemala.

5.0 earthquake hits Antofagasta, Chile.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.2 earthquake hits Coquimbo, Chile.

5.3 earthquake hits the southern east Pacific rise.

5.1 earthquake hits the Pacific-Antarctic ridge.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.3 earthquake hits near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits Tarapaca, Chile.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits Northern California.

5.4 earthquake hits near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia.

5.3 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.3 earthquake hits Antofagasta, Chile.

5.2 earthquake hits the Azores.

5.0 earthquake hits the Kashmir-Xinjiang border.

Wildfires

Wildfires – Australia

More than ten firefighter crews as well as four aircraft are battling to contain an out-of-control blaze in the southwest of Western Australia. The bushfire was reported about 8km from Pinjarra near South Western Highway just after 2pm on Saturday. Firefighters from Ravenswood, Dandalup West, Pinjarra, Coolup, North Dandalup and West Murray are on the ground fighting the flames. They are being supported by two helicopters from above, as well as two water bombers.

Wildfires – Chile

Emergency crews are working to contain wildfires in Biobio Region as of early Dec. 31. Red (the highest level on a four-tier scale) alerts for the Los Angeles, Cabrero, Nacimiento, Santa Juana, and Yumbel communes were issued. Residents in La Huerta and Curamavida (Santa Juana) and Monterrey and El Peral (Nacimiento) have been ordered to evacuate. Emergency responders may implement road closures or order additional evacuations at short notice, depending on evolving wildfire conditions and operational needs. Smoke from the fires could cause poor air quality in the affected area. The fires could also lead to power supply disruptions.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake his Antofagasta, Chile.

5.1 earthquake hits south of Africa.

5.0 earthquake hits Fiji.

5.0 earthquake hits south of Africa.

5.0 earthquake hits the Santa Cruz Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Jalisco, Mexico.

5.0 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.0 earthquake hits near the coast of central Peru.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.4 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.3 earthquake hits off the coast of Aisen, Chile.

5.3 earthquake hits Kepulauan Batu, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.0 earthquake hits Kepulauan Batu, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the Timor Sea.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits offshore Valparaiso, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hits eastern Greenland.

5.0 earthquake hits Seram, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits off the coast of Aisen, Chile.

5.1 earthquake hits the Bonin Islands, Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.0 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

Wildfires

Wildfires – Chile

A fire broke out at the Ventanas port on Thursday, and a separate forest fire to the south near the coastal resort town of Vina del Mar has killed at least one person and destroyed more than 100 homes. The government declared a state of emergency in the Vina del Mar area on Thursday evening after the fire spread quickly. The fire had erupted earlier that day, and within 24 hours, it had burned about 125 hectares (310 acres). Several neighbourhoods have been evacuated, with varying levels of home damage reported.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.3 earthquake hits offshore Northern California.

5.3 earthquake hits Antofagasta, Chile.

5.2 earthquake hits Antigua and Barbuda.

5.0 earthquake hits the southern east Pacific rise.

Wildfires

Wildfires – Chile

Chile is battling to control the spread of several wildfires that have already destroyed more than 4,000 hectares (9,900 acres) of woodlands and are putting local communities at risk. Central regions including the Santiago metropolitan area, Valparaiso, O’Higgins and Maule are on red alert, with nine active fires currently being fought, data from the National Forestry Corporation (Conaf) showed on Monday.

Wildfires – Australia

There are currently three active bushfires, and several burn offs happening throughout the south west, Western Australia, which are making for a busy afternoon for the bushfire brigades and firefighting aircraft. People living in the affected areas are advised to store or weigh down loose objects around the home, move vehicles under cover, and ensure pets are in a safe area.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.5 earthquake hits offshore Valparaiso, Chile

5.2 earthquake hits Ascension Island.

5.2 earthquake hits Antofagasta, Chile.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.2 earthquake hits offshore Baja California, Mexico.

5.9 earthquake hits western Turkey.

5.9 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.6 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.4 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits Maule, Chile.

5.2 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.3 earthquake hits Bio-Bio, Chile.

5.8 earthquake hits near the south coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.8 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.4 earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits Java, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the Mariana Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Reykjanes Ridge.

5.0 earthquake hits eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.