Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits Guatemala.

5.1 earthquake hits southern Peru.

5.1 earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the Ceram Sea. Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the Chagos Archipelago.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.7 earthquake hits the Mauritius-Reunion region.

5.6 earthquake hits north of Halmahera, Indonesia.

5.4 earthquake hits near the coast of central Peru.

5.4 earthquake hits the Mauritius-Reunion region.

5.3 earthquake hits south of Panama.

5.2 earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the Rat Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits north of Halmahera, Indonesia.

5.0 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.8 earthquake hits Mindoro in the Philippines.

5.6 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

5.3 earthquake hits Fiji.

5.3 earthquake hits offshore El Salvador.

5.2 earthquake hits Greece.

5.1 earthquake hits southern Peru.

5.1 earthquake hits offshore El Salvador.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits the Krmedec Islands.

5.5 earthquake hits Bio-Bio, Chile.

5.5 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

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

5.2 earthquake hits off the coast of Oregon, USA.

5.1 earthquake hits Guerrero, Mexico.

5.0 earthquake hits Tonga.

Two 5.0 earthquakes hit off the coast of Oregon, USA.

5.0 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits the Pagan region, North Mariana Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits southern Peru.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.1 earthquake hits Fiji.

5.3 earthquake hits near the coast of southern Peru.

5.0 earthquake hits Tonga.

5.0 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm (ts) 02w (Surigae), located approximately 397 nm south-southwest of Kadena AFB. Japan, is tracking north-northeastward at 07 knots.

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 29s (jobo), located approximately 513 nm north of Antananarivo, Madagascar, is tracking west-southwestward at 08 knots.

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Newsbytes:

El Salvador – The government and disaster authorities in El Salvador reported heavy rain and storms across the country from 19 April 2021, resulting in damages, power cuts, floods and evacuations. 70.8mm of rain fell in 24 hours to 20 April in El Jocote, San Matías, La Libertad Department. The following day 85.4 mm of rain fell in La Union, La Unión Department, and 108.4 mm in Jalponga, La Paz, El Salvador Department.

Peru – Flooding in the central regions of Junín and Cusco has damaged or destroyed around 35 homes as well as roads, a bridge and a school. Flooding occurred after heavy rainfall from around 19 April 2021. 68mm of rain fell in 24 hours to 20 April in Pichari town, capital of the Pichari District, La Convención Province, Cusco Region.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.7 earthquake hits East Timor.

5.6 earthquake hits offshore O’Higgins, Chile.

5.4 earthquake hits Taiwan.

5.4 earthquake hits Myanmar.

5.2 earthquake hits the Kermedec Islands.

5.2 earthquake hits offshore O’Higgins, Chile.

5.1 earthquake hits Iceland.

5.0 earthquake hits South Island, New Zealand.

5.0 earthquake hits off the coast of Ecuador.

5.0 earthquake hits southern Peru.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

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

5.7 earthquake hits southern Iran.

5.3 earthquake hits near the east coast of Kamchatka, Russia.

5.1 earthquake hits the South Shetland Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits near the coast of southern Peru.

5.0 earthquake hits the Dodecanese Islands-Turkey border region.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Shetland Islands.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm (ts) 02w (Surigae), located approximately 55 nm southwest of Yap, is tracking northwestward at 05 knots.

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Newsbytes:

Australia – Authorities have closed roads and issued warnings to motorists as dust storms move across South Australia. Numerous motor vehicle accidents have occurred due to lack of visibility.

Peru – Overflowing rivers have damaged homes, roads and crops in several provinces of of Loreto Region and parts of San Martin Region. Flooding from the the overflowing Marañón River damaged buildings, including a school, in the town of Maypuco, Urarinas district. n 10 April the Morona River overflowed, flooding the surrounding areas in the district of Morona, damaging homes and crops.

Colombia – Heavy rain caused flash floods in the city of Villavicencio in Meta Department of Colombia. Heavy rain fell from 11 April, triggering severe floods across Villavicencio. Local government said 200 families were affected.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits offshore El Salvador.

5.1 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.1 earthquake hits off the coast of southern Peru.

5.0 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are no current tropical storms.

Newsbytes:

Peru – Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in parts of northern Peru over the last few days. As many as 3,000 homes were flooded after a short period of torrential rain caused flooding in the city of Yurimaguas, capital of Alto Amazonas Province in Loreto region. The city recorded around 160 mm of rain in 24 hours to 20 March. Much of that total fell in a 3 hour period, according to media reports. Some areas of the city were under 2 metres of water as a result of the floods which affected 7 districts of the city in particular around Yurimaguas Airport. Heavy rain also caused flooding in parts of San Martín region in recent days. In Amazonas region, heavy rain triggered a landslide in Bagua Grande district, Utcubamba province on 17 March, damaging 7 homes and affecting 28 people. Meanwhile 10 homes were damaged after a landslide in the district of Corosha, Bongará province, displacing 6 people. On 18 March, heavy rain caused a landslide in the district of Camporredondo, province of Luya. Five homes were left uninhabitable and 5 families displaced. In Cajamarca region, heavy rain caused a landslide in the district of Chirinos, province of San Ignacio on 16 March 2021 where 20 homes were damaged. On the same day 5 homes, roads and infrastructure were damaged by a landslide in Jorge Chávez district, Celendín province. On 21 March heavy rainfall caused the Chililique canal to overflow, flooding 15 homes in the district of Jaén, province of Jaén and affecting around 45 people. Also on 21 March heavy rain caused the overflow of the Monzón River and a landslide in Monzón district, Huamalíes province, affecting around 10 people.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits Gabon.

5.2 earthquake hits central Peru.

5.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Aisen, Chile.

5.1 earthquake hits south of the Kermedec Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits Iceland.

5.0 earthquake hits the mid-Indian ridge.

5.0 earthquake hits eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 earthquake hits the Hindu Kush, Afghanistan.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 22s (Marian), located approximately 1080 nm west of the Learmonth, Australia, is tracking southward at 07 knots.

Tropical cyclone 23p (Niran), located approximately 584 nm west-northwest of Noumea, New Caledonia, is tracking east-southeastward at 24 knots.

Tropical cyclone 24s (Habana), located approximately 585 nm south-southeast of Diego Garcia, is tracking eastward at 10 knots.

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Newsbytes:

Peru Heavy rainfall over the last few days has caused flooding in parts of Piura Region in norther Peru. On 02 March 2021, as a result of intense rainfall, there was damage to roads, homes and public buildings in the districts of Tambogrande, Las Loma, Chulucanas and Canchaque. On 04 March, parts of Máncora and San Miguel de El Faique districts were also affected. Media reported that areas of the city of Piura were also flooded.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.9 earthquake hits Greece.

5.8 earthquake hits the Kuril Islands.

5.5 earthquake hits Fiji.

5.2 earthquake hits Vanuatu.

5.0 earthquake hits southern Alaska.

5.0 earthquake hits near the coast of northern Peru.

5.0 earthquake hits the Andreanof Islands in the Aleutian Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits south of Tonga.

5.0 earthquake hits the Mariana Islands.

Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.3 earthquake hits south of Tonga.

5.3 earthquake hits southern Alaska.

5.2 earthquake hits near the coast of southern Peru.

5.0 earthquake hits southeast of Panama.