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Light earthquake shakes Ober-Ramstadt, Germany

M 3.3 light earthquake shakes Ober-Ramstadt, Germany today, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre reported.

According to the EMSC, the quake's epicenter was located 3 km SW of Ober-Ramstadt. It was 8 km deep.

People of Bensheim, Lautertal and Ober-Ramstadt have felt light to weak shaking.

15:57 UTC (local time: 17:57:59.0 2014-03-30 @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
3 km SW of Ober-Ramstadt, Germany
7 km SE of Darmstadt, Germany
37 km SE of Mainz, Germany
187 km E of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Original post: Natural Disasters List March 30, 2014

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La Habra earthquake 2014: Aftershocks rattle Southern California

M 5.1 moderate earthquake shakes La Habra, California, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located just 1 km S of La Habra and 33 km ESE of Los Angeles. It was 4.6 miles deep.

Tremors were felt widely throughout Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties. La Habra earthquake was followed by two foreshocks, a M 3.6 at 8:03 pm and a M2.1 at 8:16 pm.

Around 100 aftershocks have been recorded since an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 struck near La Habra on Friday night.

The La Habra Police Department has received multiple reports of broken windows throughout the community.

According to Southern California Edison, 34 customers remain without power in the La Habra Heights area and 792 customers remain without power in Buena Park.

Red Cross immediately opened shelter in La Habra Community Center for those impacted.

According to the USGS, the demonstration earthquake early warning system p…

Cyclonic storm in Meghalaya kills 4, injures 27

Cyclonic storm in Meghalaya, India has claimed lives of at least four people and injured 27 others.

Injured people are having treatment at a government hospital at Nongstoin, IANS reported quoting West Khasi Hills District Magistrate S. Kharlyngdoh.

The government has set up disaster relief camps at four places.

Original post: Natural Disasters List March 20, 2014

Heavy rain kills four in Oman

Heavy rain in Oman has claimed lives of at least four people over the last two days.

Fatalities are from Mahda and Saham province of Oman, Gulf News reported quoting the Public Authority of Civil Defence and Ambulance (PACDA).

Original post: Natural Disasters List March 15, 2014

Cyclone Lusi in Vanuatu leaves 3 dead, 6 missing

Cyclone Lusi in Vanuatu has claimed lives of at least three people and left six others missing.

Heavy rainfall from tropical cyclone Lusi caused landslide which left six missing, Vanuatu Disaster Management Office said.

An evacuation centre has been opened on Emae island.

Cyclone Lusi is predicted to make landfall in the northern part of New Zealand, including the biggest city Auckland, late Friday.

Original post: Natural Disasters List March 15, 2014

Avalanches in Kashmir kill 16, including 3 Nepalese

Avalanches and flash floods in Jammu and Kashmir in last three days have claimed lives of at least 16 people and injured 30 others.

Heavy snowfall claimed lives of three Nepalese workers when their stone quarrying site caved in near Kargil, The Hindu reported.

Fatalities have been reported on both sides of the de-facto border between India and Pakistan.

Complete power breakdown has been reported in Srinagar and entire Kashmir valley as heavy snowfall damaged Jammu-Srinagar 220 kv and 440 kv transmission lines.

A “high danger avalanche” warning has been issued in many parts of the region.

Original post: Natural Disasters List March 13, 2014

Saudi Arabia flash flood kills 7

Flash flooding in Hail province of Saudi Arabia has claimed lives of at least seven people, AFP reported.

The authorities have ordered to close the schools in the region.

Arabian Peninsula experienced heaviest rainfall in more than 25 years in May 2013. Saudi authorities have been criticized in the past for a lack of  flood preparedness.

Saudi Arabia flash flood in 2009 in the Red Sea port of Jeddah had claimed lives of at least 123 people.

Original post: Natural Disasters List March 12, 2014

Natural Disasters List March 5, 2014 – Severe weather in AP kills 7

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Severe weather in Andhra Pradesh, India
-Heavy rainfall alongwith thundershowers and hail storms have claimed lives of seven people in Andhra Pradesh region of India.
-Fatalities are from Warangal, Anantapur and Nizamabad districts.
-About 400 houses have been damaged in the area.
Recent Earthquakes
M  6.3 strong but deep earthquake in Vanuatu (@637 km depth) with epicenter located 262 km ESE of Sola.
09:56 UTC (local time 2014-03-05 20:56 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
Flooding in Brits, South Africa
-Flooding in Brits, South Africa has claimed life of a woman.
-The provincial disaster management centre has been placed at high alert as more rainfall is predicted in area.
Recent Volcanic Activity


Recent Tropical Cyclones


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Natural Disasters List March 4, 2014 – Maharashtra hailstorm kills 2

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Hailstorm in Maharashtra, India
-Heavy rains accompanied by hailstorms have claimed lives of at least two people in Maharashtra, India.
-Hailstorms in Gherbi village in Solapur district also caused huge damage to property. Click for detail report on Maharashtra hailstorm.Avalanche in Kashmir, India
-At least 75 people have been rescued after an avalanche in Kupwara district in Kashmir region of India.
-Avalanche occurred in the Sadna Pass area on Kupwara-Tangdhar road.
Recent Earthquakes
M 5.7 moderate shallow earthquake in Chile (@ 9 km depth) with epicenter located 41 km W of San Antonio. It will have been well felt by the people of El Tabo, San Antonio, Cartagena, Melipilla, Valparaiso, Quilpue, Vina del Mar, San Bernardo, S…

Rains, hailstorm in Maharashtra kill 2

Heavy rains accompanied by hailstorms have claimed lives of at least two people in Maharashtra, India.

Hailstorms in Gherbi village in Solapur district also caused huge damage to property.

Heavy rainfall has been reported in parts of Solapur, Sangli, Aurangabad, Beed, Latur, Parbhani and Nagpur, Indo Asian News Service reported.

Original post: Natural Disasters List March 4, 2014

Natural Disasters List March 3, 2014 – Missoula, Montana avalanche kills 1

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Avalanche in Missoula, Montana
-An avalanche in Missoula, Montana has claimed life of a woman and injured two others.
-According to the West Central Montana Avalanche Center, a snowboarder triggered the avalanche.
Recent Earthquakes
M 5.1 moderate deep earthquake in Fiji (@ 558 km depth) with epicenter located 271 km SE of Lambasa. 
16:10 UTC (local time 2014-03-03 04:10 @ epicenter)M 4.6 moderate earthquake in Indonesia (@ 26 km depth) with epicenter located 29 km NW of Laiwui.
12:32 UTC (local time 2014-03-03 21:32 @ epicenter)  M 5.2 moderate earthquake in Japan (@ 57 km depth) with epicenter located 35 km WNW of Naha-shi. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Tomigusuku, Itoman and Ginowan.
02:27 UTC (local …

Natural Disasters List March 2, 2014 – Colorado snowstorm kills 1, injures 30

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Snowstorm in Colorado
-Vehicles crashes caused by snowstorm in Colorado has claimed life of a person and injured 30 others.
-Around 104 vehicles have been involved in crashes on Interstate 25.
Recent Earthquakes
M 6.5 strong deep earthquake in Japan (@ 111 km depth) with epicenter located 110 km NW of Nago. Light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Tomigusuku, Itoman, Naha-shi, Okinawa, Nago, Chatan, Ginowan, Gushikawa, Haebaru, Naze and Hirara.
20:11 UTC (local time 2014-03-03 04:11 @ epicenter)  M 5.6 moderate harmless earthquake in Chile (@ 17 km depth) with epicenter located 295 km W of Puerto Chacabuco.
17:03 UTC (local time 2014-03-02 12:03 @ epicenter)M 6.2 strong earthquake in Nicaragua (@ 73 km depth) wi…

Powerful explosion at Guatemala's Pacaya volcano spews lava, ash

Powerful explosion at Guatemala's Pacaya volcano has prompted the authorities to consider the evacuation of some 3,000 people of El Rodeo and Patrocinio, BBC has written quoting the Pacaya National Park director, Humberto Morales.

Ash clouds have been seen reaching a height of at least 4 km Sunday afternoon.

This is what the Pacaya National Park director, Humberto Morales told

We are assessing with the National Disaster Management Centre (Conred) whether we will need to evacuate the 3,000 people who live in the villages of El Rodeo and Patrocinio
Flights have been diverted from the area.

Pacaya is a popular tourist attraction located 30 kilometers southwest of Guatemala City.

Original post: Natural Disasters List March 2, 2014

Natural Disasters List March 1, 2014

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Tornado warning for parts of Los Angeles
-National Weather Service has issued tornado warning for parts of Los Angeles.
-Heavy rainfall is predicted to hit Southern California.
Recent Earthquakes
M 4.6 moderate deep earthquake in Japan (@ 242 km depth) with epicenter located 54 km NW of Nayoro. It will have been well felt by the people of  Makubetsu, Wakkanai and Rumoi.
06:03 UTC (local time 2014-03-01 15:03 @ epicenter) M 3.6 light shallow earthquake in Dominican Republic (@ 22 km depth) with epicenter located 18 km W of El Valle. Light to weak shaking will have been felt by the people of Sabana de La Mar, Sabana Grande de Boya and Bayaguana.02:14 UTC (local time 2014-02-28 22:14 @ epicenter)An earthquake of magnitude of 3.3 …

Natural Disasters List February 28, 2014 – Tropical Storm Faxai

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Flash flooding in Southern California
-Heavy rainfall caused flash flooding and mudslides in Southern California.
-More than 1,200 people have been evacuated.
Recent Earthquakes
M 4.8 moderate earthquake in Guatemala (@ 57 km depth) with epicenter located 26 km SW of Champerico. Light to weak shaking will have felt by the people of Ciudad Tecun Uman, Retalhuleu and Suchiate (Mexico).
17:22 UTC (local time 2014-02-28 11:22 @ epicenter)  M 3.8 light earthquake in India (@ 37 km depth) with epicenter located 11km NNW of Barjala. It will have well felt by the people of Agartala, Ranir Bazar and Udaipur.
13:11 UTC (local time 2014-02-28 18:41 @ epicenter)  M 4.0 light earthquake in Dodecanese Islands, Greece (@ 16 km depth) with epi…