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Recent Natural Disasters List January 12, 2020 — Snowstorm in Afghanistan

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
  • Heavy snowfall in Afghanistan
    -Heavy snowfall has claimed lives of at least 16 people in Herat and Kandahar region of Afghanistan.
    -Recent snowfall killed eight people in Kandahar and injured 16 others. At least eight people died in Herat. Click for detail report on Afghanistan snowstorm

Recent Earthquakes
  • Magnitude 4.6 moderate earthquake in Philippines (@ 32 km depth) with epicenter located 4 km SE of Santa Catalina.
    20:55 UTC (local time: 04:55; 2020-01-13 @ epicenter)
  • Magnitude 4.0 light earthquake in Mexico (@ 28 km depth) with epicenter located 3 km NW of Delta.
  • 05:21 UTC (local time: 21:21; 2020-01-11 @ epicenter)
  • Magnitude 4.2 light earthquake in Southern Iran (@ 7 km depth) with epicenter located 49 km E of Bandar Būshehr.
  • 03:01 UTC (local time: 06:31:46.1 2020-01-12 @ epicenter)
  • Magnitude 5.6 moderate earthquake in Bouvet Island Region (@ 2 km depth) with epicenter located 3701 km SW of Pretoria, South Africa.
  • 02:26 UTC (local time: 04:26; 2020-01-12 @ epicenter)

Recent Flash Floods
  • No major flooding disaster reported today.

Recent Volcanic Activity
  • Taal volcano eruption in Philippines
    -The Taal volcano eruption in Philippines has spewed ash and prompted evacuations in nearby communities on Sunday.
    -The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) raised its alert level for Taal Volcano to four out of five. The alert system has five levels with Alert Level 5 meaning a hazardous eruption is in progress. Click for detail report on Taal volcano eruption

Recent Tropical Cyclones
  • No active cyclone currently.

Natural Disaster News
  • Snowfall in Tabuk and Madinah, Saudi Arabia
    -Snowfall has been reported in northern part of Saudi Arabia mostly in Tabuk and Madinah area.
    -The news became viral as this magical winter phenomenon is so rare in the Arabian desert. 

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This natural disaster list contains daily list of 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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Below is the photo of six victims of the Mauritius flood (Source LeDefi  Media Group)



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