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Recent Natural Disasters List January 1, 2020 — Flooding in Jakarta kills 9

Recent Natural Disasters 2020: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report.

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Major Natural Disasters Today
  • Flooding in Jakarta, Indonesia
    -Indonesia's capital Jakarta has been hit by its deadliest flooding in yeas due to heavy rainfall on New Year's Eve, claiming lives of nine people and causing thousands to evacuate.
    -According to the Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency (BNPB), most of the deaths were due to hypothermia, though one was a teenager who was electrocuted by a power line. Click for detail report on Jakarta flooding

Recent Earthquakes
  • Magnitude 3.9 light earthquake in Albania (@ 7 km depth) with epicenter located 12 km SE of Korçë.
    17:55 UTC (local time: 18:55; 2020-01-01 @ epicenter)
  • Magnitude 3.1 weak earthquake in Bosnia and Herzegovina (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter 5 km E of Nevesinje.
    14:01 UTC (local time: 15:01; 2020-01-01 @ epicenter)
  • Magnitude 4.8 moderate earthquake in Mayotte Region (@ 48 km depth) with epicenter located 702 km N of Antananarivo, Madagascar.
    13:18 UTC (local time: 16:18; 2020-01-01 @ epicenter)
  • Magnitude 3.3 weak earthquake in Greater Los Angeles Area,california (@ 9 km depth) with epicenter located 19 km E of Santa Ana, United States.
    10:38 UTC (local time: 02:38; 2020-01-01 @ epicenter)
  • Magnitude 3.6 light earthquake in Bosnia and Herzegovina (@ 5 km depth) with epicenter located 5 km SW of Nevesinje.
    10:07 UTC (local time: 11:07; 2020-01-01 @ epicenter)
  • Magnitude 4.2 weak earthquake in Adriatic Sea (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 27 km NW of Durrës, Albania.
  • 02:53 UTC (local time: 03:53; 2020-01-01 @ epicenter)
  • Magnitude 3.0 weak earthquake in Puerto Rico (@ 7 km depth) with epicenter located 12 km S of Indios.
    00:38 UTC ( local time: 20:38; 2019-12-31 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
  • Flooding in Jakarta, Indonesia
    -Indonesia's capital Jakarta has been hit by its deadliest flooding in yeas due to heavy rainfall on New Year's Eve, claiming lives of nine people and causing thousands to evacuate.
    -According to the Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency (BNPB), most of the deaths were due to hypothermia, though one was a teenager who was electrocuted by a power line. Click for detail report on Jakarta flooding

Recent Volcanic Activity
  • Stromboli volcano in Italy
    -The activity of the volcano has been fluctuating between high and medium levels.
    -According to the Volcano Discovery, it is characterized by strombolian explosions from multiple vents in the crater terrace with averages of 22 events per hour during the past day.

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • Tropical Cyclone Sarai in Tonga
    -Tropical Cyclone Sarai caused minor damage on Tonga's main island, Tongatapu, with flooding in areas with poor drainage and damages to the trees.
    -Tropical Cyclone Sarai has now been downgraded to a low pressure system as it moves Southeast. The Fua'amotu Tropical Cyclone Warning Center was officially deactivated at 12pm today. Click for detail report on Tropical Cyclone Sarai

Natural Disaster News
  • Swiss Reinsurance Institute said that global insurance and reinsurance companies suffered about $56 billion, out of the N140 billion total economic losses from natural and man-made disasters in 2019. Click for detail report
  • The British charity Christian Aid reports that climate change amplified 15 extreme weather disasters in 2019 that caused at least a billion dollars in damage in each case. The most costly events in terms of damage were California wildfires ($25 billion), Typhoon Hagibis in Japan ($15 billion) and flooding in the American Midwest ($12.5 billion).
  • FEMA and the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience, or COR3, have obligated over $20.5 million in additional funds for 37 projects related to the recovery and reconstruction of Puerto Rico. These funds were obligated between December 20 and December 26.

Useful information to read this Recent Natural Disasters List January 1, 2020

This natural disaster list contains daily list of recent natural disasters around the world. The page is break down into various parts as Major Natural Disasters Today (real time update report on rolling major 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 and hazards 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 and catastrophes are linked to definite page containing update report on that disaster and also provides early disaster emergency notification if available.

The global natural disaster data and natural calamities statistics are collected from different sources like USGS, EMSC, GDACS, EDIS and others.

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