Natural Disasters List January 6, 2013-Hundred missing in Tasmania Bushfires

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  • M 4.3light shallow earthquake in Greece (@ 12 km depth) with epicenter located just 1 km S of Aiani. People of Kozani, Grevena, Kozani and Ptolemais will have felt wak shaking of MMI III.
    23:22 UTC (local time Monday, January 07, 2013 at 01:22 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.1 light shallow earthquake in Southern Iran (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 61 km SE of Kerman. Weak tremor will have felt as far as Bardsir, Bam and Zarand.
    15:24 UTC (local time Sunday, January 06, 2013 at 06:54 PM @ epicenter) 
  • M 5.4 moderate deep earthquake in Halmahera, Indonesia (@ 150 km depth) with epicenter located 34 km NNE of Ternate. Just a weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Kota Ternate, Tobelo and Bitung.
    11:08 UTC (local time Sunday, January 06, 2013 at 08:08:32 PM @ epicenter) 
  • M 4.7 moderate earthquake Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan (@ 35 km depth) with epicenter located 96 km E of Namie. People of Sendai, Fukushima, Tsuchiura, Ishinomaki, Watari and Yamoto will have felt weak shaking of MMI III.
    08:11 UTC (local time Sunday, January 06, 2013 at 05:11 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.
  • Flooding in Netanya, Israel
    -Flooding in Netanya, Israel closed down the Tel Aviv-Haifa railway line. Israel's Train Services halted trains from traveling between Haifa and Tel Aviv.
    -Seven people were rescued from flood disaster at Herzliya railway station by local fireman.
    -Storms damaged power lines and cut power in Ramat Gan area.
    -Snow is forecast to fall on Mount Hermon, and more rain is expected to fall as far south as the Sharon.
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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 Storm Sonamu
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TS Sonamu was located 255 nm southeast of Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam.
    -Malaysian Meteorological Department (MMD) has forecast turbulent sea conditions and flooding in low-lying areas.
    -The storm "Sonamu" is expected to affect Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang region of Peninsular Malaysia.

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