DISASTER UPDATES​

Worldwide Incidents

GDACS DisasterAlerts
Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:131.58km) in Tonga 16/01/2022 15:32 UTC, Few people within 100km.

On 1/16/2022 3:32:34 PM, an earthquake occurred in Tonga potentially affecting Few people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:131.58km. [Read more]

Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 6.1M, Depth:408.08km) in Papua New Guinea 16/01/2022 12:52 UTC, 120000 people within 100km.

On 1/16/2022 12:52:10 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting 120000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 6.1M, Depth:408.08km. [Read more]

Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Greece 16/01/2022 12:26 UTC, 220000 people within 100km.

On 1/16/2022 12:26:18 PM, an earthquake occurred in Greece potentially affecting 220000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km. [Read more]

Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:10km) in Greece 16/01/2022 11:48 UTC, 200000 people within 100km.

On 1/16/2022 11:48:05 AM, an earthquake occurred in Greece potentially affecting 200000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:10km. [Read more]

Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:52.67km) in China 16/01/2022 08:15 UTC, 730000 people within 100km.

On 1/16/2022 8:15:41 AM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 730000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:52.67km. [Read more]

Environmental & Science

BBC News – Science & Environment

While further tsunamis may be unlikely, there are mounting fears over how badly Tonga has been hit. [Read more]

Artist Kevin Eason won't ever see his favourite iceberg up close, but he's come to know it so well. [Read more]

The government proposals also aim to ensure landscapes play a key role in tackling climate change. [Read more]

Over the next decade or so these new offshore wind farm sites could supercharge renewable energy capacity. [Read more]

Tim Peake's red blood cells were studied alongside 13 other astronauts during his spell in space. [Read more]

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