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Flooding and landslides kill two in Santa Catarina, Brazil

January 26, 2021: Flooding and landslides have claimed lives of at least two people in Santa Catarina, Brazil. Around 70 people were evacuated from the Lagoa da Conceicao area after floodwater damaged at least 35 homes. More than 2,000 people have been affected by flooding in Guabiruba, Itajai Valley. According to the Civil Defense, 86 mm of rainfall was recorded in a 3-hour period.

Tropical Cyclone Eloise kills 12 in Mozambique and Zimbabwe

January 24, 2021: Tropical Cyclone Eloise has claimed lives of nine people in Mozambique and three in Zimbabwe. Cyclone Eloise caused damage in in Beira, Manica, and Quelimane areas of  Mozambique. According to the Mozambique’s National Institute for Disaster Risk Management and Reduction (INGD), the cyclone has damaged around 1069 homes, 11 hospitals and nine schools. Tropical Cyclone Eloise made landfall just south of the port city of Beira, Mozambique on January 23, 2021.  Eloise is the 5th named storm of the 2020/21 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season.

Rotorua earthquake 2021: Earthquake swarm across Bay of Plenty and Rotorua area

January 24, 2021: A series of earthquakes have been recorded near Rotorua, New Zealand.  According to the GeoNet, around 70 tremors have been recorded across Bay of Plenty and Rotorua area. The largest earthquake was measured 4.9 on the Richter Scale  with the epicenter located around 20 km east of Rotorua. At 7.57am an earthquake measuring 4.5 struck at a depth of 8 km, 20 km east of Rotorua. There are dozens of earthquakes between 3.3 and 3.8 magnitude that are part of what GeoNet is calling a swarm - all centred in the same location. GeoNet received more than 4,000 earthquake felt reports. While, the Earthquake Commission also received ten damage claims till the evening. GeoNet twitter message "This looks like a swarm - we often see these in this area (the Okataina volcanic centre), and there were small foreshocks yesterday. The last swarm with quakes of this size was in Rotoehu in July 2004."

South Shetland Islands earthquake measures 6.9 in magnitude

Earthquake's epicenter map of South Shetland islands January 23, 2021: A strong earthquake has been recorded in the South Shetland Islands in the Antarctica today. According to the United States Geological Survey, the earthquake in the South Shetland Islands had a magnitude of 6.9 with a depth of 9.6 kilometers. Chile’s Interior Ministry issued a tsunami warning following the quake. Strong tremors were felt in the Chilean capital Santiago. Hundreds of people were ready to evacuate in the coastal region of La Serena after receiving evacuation message on their cellphone.  However, the authorities said it as a technical error and the locals were informed about the false alarm later. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center clarified there’s no tsunami threat to Caribbean coasts from the earthquake in South Shetland Islands today.

Global Natural Disasters Map 2021

Map of Major Natural Disasters 2021 Above is the major natural disasters occurred in 2021 so far. The natural disaster map shows the occurrences of recent natural disasters 2021 including earthquake, floods, tsunami, wildfire, tornado, hurricane etc. The information in the map (google map) is manually entered by  Recent Natural Disasters . It includes facts, statistics, photos, videos and links to detail report on particular natural disasters. Click on the icon above and a message will pop up with data about the particular natural disasters. Use the magnifying glass with the plus sign (+) to zoom in, and the minus sign (-) to zoom out. Do you want this natural disaster map? Just paste HTML below to embed in your website. You can adjust width and height according to your site layout. All global natural disasters of 2021 will be shown automatically once the code is added. <b>Map of Major Natural Disasters 2021</b><iframe  height="

Indonesia: Flooding in Kalimantan kills 15

January 20, 2021: Recent flooding in Indonesian province of South Kalimantan has claimed lives of 15 people.  Flooding has affected nearly 10 districts and cities in South Kalimantan Province. President Joko Widodo has described it as the worst flood in the past 50 years.

Severe flood hits Bolivia — One killed in Cochabamba

January 20, 2021: One person died in Cochabamba, while around 13,000 people have been affected due to severe floods in Bolivia. Recent floods have affected seven out of Bolivia's nine provinces. The worst affected areas are Cochabamba, Beni and Pando. The Taquina river overflowed and damaged several houses and road sections.

Recent Natural Disasters List January 2, 2021

  Recent Natural Disasters 2021: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report. Keep this page open or visit later to get update report. Check Worldwide Natural Disasters List + Detail Report Major Natural Disasters Today Flooding in Jakarta, Indonesia -At least 21 people have been killed in the recent flooding in Indonesian capital of Jakarta. -More than 60,000 people have been forced to evacuate their homes. Recent Earthquakes M 4.5 light earthquake in Central California (@ 33 km depth) with epicenter located 6 km E of Hollister, United States. 14:42 UTC (local time: 06:42, 2021-01-02 @ epicenter) M 4.8 moderate earthquake in Sulawesi, Indonesia (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 118 km S of Luwuk, Indonesia. 13:59 UTC (local time: 21:59, 2021-01-02 @ epicenter) Magnitude 3.6 light earthquake in Dodecanese Islands, Greece (@ 12 km depth) with epicenter located 16 km NNW of Néon Karlovásion, Greece. 02:25 UTC (local time: 04:2