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Natural Disasters List April 16, 2013-Iran-Pakistan earthquake claims lives

Recent Natural Disasters 2013: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report.
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Recent Natural Disasters
  • Mega earthquake in Iran-Pakistan border region
    -Magnitude 7.8 mega earthquake hits Iran-Pakistan Border region.
    -It is the biggest earthquake in Iran in 40 years.
    -Tremor was felt in United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi), Kuwait, India, Oman, Iran, Pakistan, Kuwait, Bahrain, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia. Click for detail report on this Iran-Pakistan earthquake.
  • Avalanche in Kashmir, India
    An avalanche in Kashmir, India has claimed lives of at least three people.
    -Avalanche disaster occurred 85 km northwest of Srinagar city.
    -Government had already issued avalanche prone warning for the area.
  • Lightning in Okhaldhunga and Parbat districts of Nepal
    -Two separate lightning strikes in Okhaldhunga and Parbat districts of Nepal has claimed lives of two people and injured five others.
    -Injured people haven't reached the hospital due to lack of transportation.

Recent Earthquakes 
  • M 6.8 severe earthquake Near North Coast of New Guinea, P.n.g. (@ 13 km depth) with epicenter located 18 km ESE of Aitape. Moderate shaking will have felt by the people of Ambunti and Wewak. People of Angoram, Vanimo, Abepura, Jayapura, Wabag and Mount Hagen will have felt light shaking of MMI III. People of Mendi and Goroka will have felt weak shaking of MMI III. 22:55 UTC (local time Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 08:55 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.3 light shallow earthquake in Oklahoma (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 11 km E of Luther. Moderate shaking will have felt by the people of Luther and Chandler. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Jones, Harrah, Meeker, Choctaw and Oklahoma city. People of Norman, Tulsa, Broken Arrow and Lawton will have felt weak shaking of MMI III. Click for detail report on this Oklahoma earthquake.
    06:56 UTC (local time Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 01:56 AM @ epicenter)
  • M 4.4 light earthquake in Assam, India (@ 49 km depth) with epicenter located 17 km NNE of Nongpoh. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Gauhati, Silhat, North Guwahati and Soalkuchi.01:23 UTC (local time Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 06:53 AM @ epicenter)
    Earthquake triggered landslide in Assam. One girl killed and three others are reported to be injured.
  • M 3.5 light shallow earthquake in Northern California (@ 4 km depth) with epicenter located 5 km E from The Geysers. It will have well felt by the people of Middletown, Anderson Springs, Cobb and Santa Rosa.
    00:09 UTC (local time Monday, April 15, 2013 at 05:09 PM @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
Ongoing Major River Floods (Based on Satellite observation):
Afghanistan (Amu Darya), Angola (Cotundo), Australia, Bolivia, Botswana (Selinda), Brazil (Rio Juruena, Araquaia, Purus, Tocantins), China (Mekong, Xi Jiang, Brahmaputra, Yangtze, Indus), Colombia (Rio Negro), Honduras, Iraq (Shatt al Arab), Kenya, Mozambique (Chire), Pakistan (Indus), Peru (Ucayali, Rio Maraon), Philippines, Sudan (Blue Nile), United States (Mississippi, Arkansas), Vietnam, Zambia (Zambezi, Likando).

  • Eleven Saskatchewan first nations in Saskatchewan, Qu Appelle valley, USA have declared a state of emergency following spring flooding.

Recent Volcanic Activity
Erupting Volcanoes: Fuego, Reventador, Etna, Nyiragongo, Ol Doniyo Lengai, Erta Ale, Barren Island, Raung, Paluweh, Gamalama, Sakurajima, Kakar, Tinakula, Yasur, Tolbachik and Kilauea.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Imelda
    -As of 12:00 UTC, TC Imelda was located 410 nm east of La Reunion.

Natural Disaster News
  • Sandstorms in Scotland
    -Recent sandstorms have affected Fraserburgh, Forres, Banff and Elgin area of Scotland.
    -High winds have caused zero visibility. Several flights have been delayed at Inverness airport.
    -The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning across Grampian.
  • An avalanche in Dalvík village of Iceland has injured one skier. Click for detail report on this Iceland avalanche.
  • A landslide has damaged more than 80 meters of the highway in Longchang Town, Kaili City in Guizhou Province of China.

Useful information to read this daily natural disaster list

This natural disaster list contains daily list of recent natural disasters around the world. The page is break down into various parts as Recent Natural Disasters (real time update report on rolling natural disaster around the world), Recent Earthquakes  (only earthquakes which are felt by people), Recent Volcanic Activity (erupting volcanoes), Recent Flash Floods (ongoing flood information), Recent Tropical Cyclones (active cyclones) and Natural Disaster News (facts and news about natural/environmental disasters on various topics like Tornado, Tsunami, Wildfire, Drought, Hailstorm, Heat Wave, Hurricane, Epidemic, Famine, Lahar, Limnic Eruption, Mudflow, Solar Flare and other disasters)
The major natural disasters are linked to definite page containing update report on that disaster.
The global natural disaster data are collected from different sources like USGS, EMSC, GDACS, EDIS..


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