Archive | January 3, 2014

Cyclone BEJISA Wrecks Havoc On Reunion Island

Cyclone Alert
Cyclone Bejisa by @delarue_julien on twitter
Cyclone Bejisa made landfall on January 2 on the French island of Reunion. One person died, 15 people were seriously injured and around 82,000 homes reportedly suffered power cuts. The cyclone has now left the island and the red alert is lifted.
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ASTEROID (2014 AA) HITS EARTH

MAGNITUDE 5.3 SOLOMON ISLANDS

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000lwgg

Subject To Change

Depth: 58 km

Distances:
82km (51mi) SW of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands
110km (68mi) SSE of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
507km (315mi) WNW of Honiara, Solomon Islands

512km (318mi) SE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
668km (415mi) ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea

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MAGNITUDE 4.7 TONGA REGION

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=351036

Subject To Change

Depth: 97 km

Distances:
132 km S of Nuku‘alofa, Tonga / pop: 22,400 / local time: 07:34:12.0 2014-01-04
120 km SW of ‘Ohonua, Tonga / pop: 1,241 / local time: 07:34:12.0 2014-01-04

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MAGNITUDE 4.7 CENTRAL MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=351033

Subject To Change

Depth: 9 km

Distances:
1555 km SW of Praia, Cape Verde / pop: 113,364 / local time: 16:33:59.0 2014-01-03
1881 km E of Cayenne, French Guiana / pop: 61,550 / local time: 14:33:59.0 2014-01-03
2133 km W of Dakar, Senegal / pop: 2,476,400 / local time: 17:33:59.0 2014-01-03

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MAGNITUDE 4.7 SOUTHERN IRAN

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=351009

Subject To Change

Depth: 10 km

Distances:
189 km S of Shīrāz, Iran / pop: 1,249,942 / local time: 17:51:58.0 2014-01-03
108 km S of Fīrūzābād, Iran / pop: 66,558 / local time: 17:51:58.0 2014-01-03

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MAGNITUDE 5.0 SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=351002

Subject To Change

Depth: 40 km

Distances:
348 km W of Tangerang, Indonesia / pop: 1,372,124 / local time: 21:17:48.0 2014-01-03
201 km W of Bandarlampung, Indonesia / pop: 800,348 / local time: 21:17:48.0 2014-01-03
192 km SW of Kotabumi, Indonesia / pop: 42,366 / local time: 21:17:48.0 2014-01-03

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MAGNITUDE 4.8 KURIL ISLANDS

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=351021

Subject To Change

Depth: 10 km

Distances:
1011 km NE of Sapporo-shi, Japan / pop: 1,883,027 / local time: 22:39:50.0 2014-01-03
803 km E of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia / pop: 176,484 / local time: 23:39:50.0 2014-01-03
425 km SE of Vostok / pop: 2,779 / local time: 00:39:00.0 2014-01-04

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MAGNITUDE 4.9 SULAWESI, INDONESIA

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=351000

Subject To Change

Depth: 99 km

Distances:
680 km NE of Makassar, Indonesia / pop: 1,321,717 / local time: 21:06:33.0 2014-01-03
76 km S of Gorontalo, Indonesia / pop: 144,195 / local time: 21:06:33.0 2014-01-03

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MAGNITUDE 5.1 BABUYAN ISL REGION, PHILIPPINES

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000lw6l#summary

Subject To Change

Depth: 20 km

Distances:
93km (58mi) NNW of Davila, Philippines
118km (73mi) NW of Claveria, Philippines
121km (75mi) NNW of Laoag, Philippines

124km (77mi) NNW of San Nicolas, Philippines
517km (321mi) N of Manila, Philippines

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