Natural Disasters List January 20, 2013-Flash flood in Davao city, Philippines kills 1

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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Flooding in Davao City, Philippines
    -One killed and more than 8,000 people displaced due to flooding in Davao del Norte,
    -Floods also damaged houses in Magatos village, in Asuncion.
    -At least 12 villages close to Davao river are submerged in flood.
    -Cold front triggered flash floods in Davao areas. It is forecast to bring light to moderate rains over Mindanao (Photo: Inquirer).
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Recent Earthquakes
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  • M 3.4 light shallow earthquake in Netherlands (@ 8 km depth) with epicenter located 3 km E Beek. It will have well felt by the people of Maastricht, Montfort,  Sint Odiliënberg, Vlodrop,  Herten,  Haelen,   Roermond, Heythusen, Nunhem, Swalmen, Roggel, Neer, Beesel and Reuver.
    18:26 UTC (local time 19:26; 2013/01/20 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.5 moderate shallow earthquake in Guerrero, Mexico (@ 29 km depth) with epicenter located 16 km NNE of Xochistlahuaca. People of Ometepec and Mexico City will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    08:12 UTC (local time Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 02:12 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.0 light shallow earthquake in Black Sea, Offshore Georgia (@ 2 km depth) with epicenter located 65 km SW Ochamchira. Weak tremor will have felt as far as Batumi.
    02:51 UTC (local time 06:51; 2013/01/20 @ epicenter)
  • M 4.9 moderate deep earthquake in North Island of New Zealand (@ 118 km depth) with epicenter located North Island of New Zealand. People of Hawera, Wanganui, New Plymouth and Midhirst will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    00:45 UTC (local time Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 01:45 PM @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation): Afghanistan (Amu Darya), Australia (Darling), Bolivia (Madre de Dios), Brazil (Tocantins), Chad (N Djamena), China (Mekong and Huang He), Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ubangi), Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq (Shatt al Arab and Tigris), Kenya (Tana), Philippines, Sudan (Blue Nile, White Nile), Syria (Euphrates), Tanzania.

Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Fuego, Santiago, Poas, Reventador, Nyiragongo, Ol Doniyo Lengai, Raung, Erta Ale, Paluweh, Gamalama, Batu Tara, Sakurajima, Manam, Ulawun, Tolbachik and Kilauea volcano.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical cyclone in Samoa and American Samoa
    -People are being evacuated in Samoa and American Samoa ahead of the arrival of Cyclone Garry.
    - American Samoa's Pago Pago harbour and a tuna canneries are also closed.
    -Cyclone Garry is forecast to pass from 96 km of Tutuila, the main American Samoan island.
    -Samoa Cyclone 'Evan' killed several people in December 2012.

Natural Disaster News
  • The United States, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID) office of US foreign disaster assistance has donated $150,000 to Jakarta flood victims.

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