Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hit Taiwan.

5.1 earthquake hits offshore Tarapaca, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hit Taiwan.

5.0 earthquake hits the northern mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.0 earthquake hits the Timor region, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits southern Iran.

5.1 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits offshore Coquimbo, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the southern mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.0 earthquake hits the Peru-Ecuador border.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits central Afghanistan.

5.3 earthquake hits the Flores Sea.

5.2 earthquake hits southern Iran.

5.2 earthquake hits Simeulue, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.0 earthquake hits New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.4 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.2 earthquake hits the Gulf of California.

5.1 earthquake hits the Gulf of California.

5.1 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits the Hindi Kush, Afghanistan.

5.0 earthquake hits off the east coast of Kamchatka, Russia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.6 earthquake hits the southern mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.3 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.2 earthquake hits Java, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits the western Indian-Antarctic ridge.

5.1 earthquake hits Ascension Island.

5.0 earthquake hits Ascension Island.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the Mauritius-Reunion region.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.6 earthquake hits Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.3 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.3 earthquake hits the Pagan region, North Mariana Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits the Peru-Brazil border region.

5.2 earthquake hits the Kashmir-Xinjiang border region.

5.2 earthquake hits the Andreanof Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.1 earthquake hits the Hindu Kush, Afghanistan.

5.0 earthquake hits the Pagan region, North Mariana Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

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

5.1 earthquake hits south of Tonga.

5.0 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.0 Earthquake hits Tonga.

5.0 earthquake hits southern Xinjiang, China.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.2 earthquake hits the Ryukyu Islands off Japan.

5.2 earthquake hits the Fox Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits Alaska.

5.1 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.1 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits the Pacific-Antarctic ridge.

5.1 earthquake hits the northern mid-Atlantic ridge,

5.1 earthquake hits near the coast of Ecuador.

5.0 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits eastern Sichuan, China.

5.2 earthquake hits Myanmar.

5.0 earthquake hits Kepulauan Obi, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the Philippine Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Georgia Islands.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are currently no active tropical storms.

Newsbytes:

Brazil – Rising rivers in Brazil’s Amazonas state have affected over 300,000 people according to state officials. Rivers including the Negro, Amazon, Jurua, Purus, Madeira and Solimões have been rising for some time. The Negro River at Manaus, the state capital, reached above severe flood stage (29 metres) in early May 2022. By 10 May the level was 29.10 metres and by 23 May the Negro River reached 29.37 metres. In a report of 19 May 2022, Amazonas Civil Defence reported flooding has affected a total of 306,861 people from 76,715 families across wide areas of the state. As of 23 May, as many as 35 municipalities had declared a state of emergency.

Colombia – Officials in the department of Meta, Colombia, report at least 5,000 people have been affected by recent heavy rainfall caused flooding and landslides including in areas of the department capital, Villavicencio where the airport runway and terminal was flooded. The government of Meta reported heavy rain has impacted 25 municipalities in recent days, causing damage, flooding and landslides. A total of 5,000 people have been affected and 4,000 hectares of crops, around 30 bridges and 94 roads damaged. Dozens of landslides were reported in the municipalities of Mesetas and San Juan de Arama. At least 16 villages were flooded across the municipalities of Cubarral, El Castillo and El Dorado.

Indonesia – Heavy rainfall has caused flooding and landslides in Indonesia where authorities say at least 4 people have died in and thousands have been affected. A landslide triggered by heavy rain destroyed homes in Cipelang Village, Cijeruk District, Bogor Regency in West Java Province on 21 May 2022. Indonesia’s disaster management agency said 4 people died. Meanwhile flooding in Kendal and Pemalang Regencies in Central Java Province on 22 May damaged around 2,500 homes and affected around 12,000 residents. Flooding and severe weather also impacted areas of the island of Sumatra, where around 45,000 people were affected and 11,442 homes damaged by floods in Medan City, North Sumatra Province on 20 May. Meanwhile heavy rainfall has also caused flooding in the provinces of North and Central Kalimantan and Gorontalo Provinces.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

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

5.5 earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

5.5 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.3 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.1 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.1 earthquake hits southeastern Iran.

5.0 earthquake hits Fiji.

5.0 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

Two 5.0 earthquakes hit off the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 earthquake hits southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.9 earthquake hits south of New Zealand.

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

5.0 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 earthquake hits Morocco.

5.0 earthquake hits south of Tonga.

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

5.0 earthquake hits the Babuyan Islands, Philippines.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.2 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the Hindi Kush, Afghanistan.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.4 earthquake hits northern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits the Banda Sea.

5.2 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits the Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea.

5.1 earthquake hits offshore Antofagasta, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hits Fiji.

5.0 earthquake hits Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.5 earthquake hits Taiwan.

6.1 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.4 earthquake hits western Honshu, Japan.

5.2 earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.2 earthquake hits Mendoza, Argentina.

5.1 earthquake hits the Virgin Islands.

Two 5.0 earthquakes hit the Jan Mayan Island region.

5.0 earthquake hits Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty islands.