Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits Samoa.

5.3 earthquake hits the southern mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.1 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.0 earthquake hits Java, Indonesia.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.3 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits western Honshu, Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits near the east coast of Kamchatka.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.0 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.5 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.5 earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.

5.3 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.1 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.0 earthquake hits Guam.

5.0 earthquake hits the Myanmar-India border.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Typhoon 09w (In-Fa), located approximately 185 nm southwest of Kadena AFB, is tracking northwestward at 04 knots.

Tropical depression 10w (Cempaka), located approximately 97 nm east of Hanoi, Vietnam, is tracking southward at 09 knots.

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Newsbytes:

Turkey – More than 400 people evacuated their homes after major flooding struck in Turkey‘s Black Sea Region late on 21 July 2021. Heavy rain caused rivers and streams to overflow in the region, in particular in the Arhavi and Murgul districts of Artvin province and Fındıklı district of Rize province.

Indonesia – Communities in West Kalimantan and Central Kalimantan Provinces of Indonesia have endured days of flooding where homes have been submerged and thousands of families evacuated. 2 people died and 2 were injured after floods in North Kayong Regency, West Kalimantan Province on 13 July. As many as 5,114 houses were submerged in Sukadana District and Maya Island District and 4,845 families were evacuated. The local disaster agency said at least 422 families (1,681 people) were forced to evacuate due to the flood, which damaged 5,002 houses and 217 public buildings in floods that also hit in Kapuas Hulu Regency of West Kalimantan.

USA – Severe flooding struck in parts of Colorado and New Mexico, USA, over the last few days. Officials report at least 3 people have died and 3 more are missing as a result. Flooding and mudslides struck in northern Colorado after heavy rain fell on burn scar areas on 20 July 2021. Evacuation notices were issued for areas near the town of Rustic, Larimer County. A mudslide sent a large amount of debris into the Poudre Canyon in Larimer County. Three people were swept away in the mudslide. At least five houses were destroyed and roads were damaged in the flooding. Meanwhile storms brought heavy rain to Albuquerque, New Mexico, on 20 July. Three people were reported missing after they were swept into an arroyo (water channel) in the northeast of the city. Firefighters have since found the bodies of 2 victims.

Tajikistan – At least 12 people have died after being swept away by floods and mudslides in Tajikistan. Flooding and mudslides swept through villages in several districts of Sughd Region on 19 July 2021 after heavy rainfall. 15 houses and 3km of roads were damaged in the Yori jamoat (municipality) of Panjakent (also Penjikent) District. Livestock were swept away. In a separate incident 10 cattle herders lost their lives when mudslides swept over pasture areas near Kishtudak village in Panjakent. Meanwhile bridges, roads, power lines and water infrastructure were damaged by floods in Ayni district. Eight houses and several vehicles were also damaged but no casualties were reported.

China – Update – As many as 33 people have now lost their lives in the catastrophic flooding in Henan province in central China. Massive flooding struck the city of Zhengzhou and areas of Henan Province on 20 July 2021 after days of torrential rain. According to state media, as of 22 July, 33 people have lost their lives and 8 are still missing. Around 3 million people have been affected and 376,000 people relocated to safer accommodation.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.7 earthquake hits south of Panama.

6.0 earthquake hits Panama.

5.6 earthquake hits the Bismarck Sea.

5.2 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.2 earthquake hits near the coast of Nicaragua.

5.2 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits northern Peru.

5.0 earthquake hits Antofagasta, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hits south of Panama.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.3 earthquake hits Pakistan.

5.1 earthquake hits Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Tristan da Cunha.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.4 earthquake hits southern Iran.

5.1 earthquake hits Pitcairn Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.2 earthquake hits Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

6.1 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5.9 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.5 earthquake hits Kepulauan Talud, Indonesia.

5.4 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.4 earthquake hits the Nias region, Indonesia.

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

5.0 earthquake hits central Peru.

5.0 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.0 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Elsa is located about about 90 mi…145 km wnw of Charleston South Carolina and about 210 mi…335 km wsw of Wilmington North Carolina with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…ne or 35 degrees at 18 mph…30 km/h.

In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 08w (Eight), located approximately 46 nm southeast of Hanoi, Vietnam, is tracking northwestward at 14 knots and is expected to dissipate.

Newsbytes:

Indonesia – Indonesia’s disaster agency reported that 15,0000 homes were damaged in dozens of flood and landslide events throughout June this year. A total of 137 natural disasters across the country throughout June 2021, including earthquakes, forest fires and tornadoes. However, the agency said hydrometeorological disasters still dominate natural disasters in the country, with as many as 33 floods and 39 landslides occurring in June this year. Over 30 people were injured and 2 people died in flood- and rain-related disasters in June. As many as 15,000 homes were flooded.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits Taiwan.

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

5.2 earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.1 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

5.0 earthquake hits the Sea of Japan.

Two 5.0 earthquakes hit the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits south of Africa.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.3 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits Assam, India.

5.1 earthquake hits the Sumba region, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Guam.

5.0 earthquake hits southern Iran.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Elsa is located about about 50 mi…75 km ssw of Cedar Key Florida and about 70 mi…115 km wnw of Tampa Florida with maximum sustained winds…65 mph…100 km/h. Present movement…n or 360 degrees at 14 mph…22 km/h.

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Newsbytes:

South Korea – Two people have died and dozens evacuated as a result of landslides and flooding after torrential rain in South Korea. Heavy rain began on 05 July 2021. Hyeonsan in Haenam County recorded 529.5 mm of rain in 24 hours to 06 July. Homes and more than 7,500 hectares of farmland were flooded and power supply and transport interrupted in South Jeolla Province.

Indonesia – Disaster authorities in Indonesia report flooding and landslides in Aceh Province in the north of Sumatra Island have affected more than 6,000 people since 05 July 2021. Floods accompanied by some landslides were reported in seven districts of Teunom, Panga, Darul Hikmah, Setia Bakti, Krueng Sabee, Sampoiniet and Jaya. Several villages were left isolated after a bridge in Jaya District was severely damaged. As of 06 July, 6,408 people were affected and 2,034 houses submerged. Some areas were under 70cm of water. As of 06 July, no evacuations, casualties or injures were reported.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits the Ceram Sea, Indonesia.

5.3 earthquake hits the eastern Mediterranean Sea.

5.2 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits offshore Atacama, Chile.

5.0 earthquake hits the southeast Indian ridge.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits offshore Aatacama, Chile.

5.7 earthquake hits offshore Atacama, Chile

5.3 earthquake hits the Owen fracture zone.

5.3 earthquake hits the southeast Indian ridge.

5.2 earthquake hits southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits the Owen fracture zone.

5.0 earthquake hits offshore Nayarit, Mexico.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.2 earthquake hits Kepulauan Sangihe, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Kyushu, Japan.

5.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.0 earthquake hits the southern mid-Atlantic ridge.