Natural Disasters List December 5, 2012-Iran earthquake kills 8

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Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 3.4 light earthquake Offshore Northern California (@ 19 km depth) with epicenter located 24 km W from Petrolia. It will have well felt by the people of Ferndale, Rio Dell and Eureka.
    19:00 UTC (local time Wednesday, December 05, 2012 at 11:00 AM @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.6 moderate earthquake in Atacama, Chile (@ 72 km depth) with epicenter located 70 km E of Vallenar. People of Copiapo, Vicuna and La Serena will have felt just  a weak shaking of MMI II-III.
    16:25 UTC (local time Wednesday, December 05, 2012 at 01:25 PM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate shallow earthquake in Southern Yukon Territory, Canada (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 171 km (106 miles) NNE of Mayo. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Whitehorse and Mayo.
    14:35 UTC (local time Wednesday, December 05, 2012 at 06:35 AM @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation): Afghanistan (Amu Darya), Australia (Darling), Brazil (Rio Paranaiba, Juruena, Purus and Tocantins), Chad (N Djamena), China (Mekong and Huang He), Colombia (Putamayo and Rio Negro), Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ubangi), Guatemala, Indonesia, Iraq (Euphrates and Tigris), Kenya (Bohoni and Turo), Malaysia, Nigeria, Philippines, Sudan (Blue Nile), Taiwan, Tanzania (Mwanza Shinyango road), Uganda (White Nile) and United States (Rio Grande, North America).

Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Propocatepetl, Fuego, Reventador, Villarrica, Stromboli, Nyiragongo, Ol Doniyo Lengai, Erta Ale, Marapi, Semeru, Paluweh, Gamalama, Lokon-Empung, Sakurajima, Ulawun, Yasur, Ambrym, Kizimen, Shiveluch and Kilauea volcano.

Recent Tropical Cyclones

Natural Disaster News
  • Wildfire in Queensland, Australia
    -More than 73 fire incidents recorded across Queensland, Australia.
    -People living in the Halliford and Lake Broadwater areas were evacuated.
    -Fire is expected to harm communities on the Darling Downs.
  • Snow storm in Stockholm, Sweden
    -Several flights from the Scandinavian country's main airport in Stockholm grounded because of the blizzard.
    -Some 8 inches of snow fell on Stockholm overnight Wednesday.
  • Severe weather in Kauai, Hawaii
    -Several Hawaiian fights in Lihue Airport cancelled due to bad weather.
    -Almost three inches of rain has been recorded in Lihue within the last 24 hours.

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