DISASTER UPDATES​

Worldwide Incidents

GDACS DisasterAlerts
Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km) in China 17/04/2024 04:22 UTC, 1.1 million in 100km.

On 4/17/2024 4:22:33 AM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 1.1 million in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km. [Read more]

Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:85.071km) in Indonesia 17/04/2024 03:56 UTC, 90 thousand in 100km.

On 4/17/2024 3:56:00 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 90 thousand in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:85.071km. [Read more]

Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km) in Mexico 17/04/2024 01:45 UTC, 30 thousand in 100km.

On 4/17/2024 1:45:14 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 30 thousand in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km. [Read more]

Drought is on going in Australia

The Drought alert level is Green. [Read more]

Drought is on going in Lesotho, South Africa

The Drought alert level is Green. [Read more]

Environmental & Science

BBC News – Science & Environment
Nasa: 'New plan needed to return rocks from Mars'

The US space agency is seeking a cheaper, faster solution to bring Martian rocks to Earth for study. [Read more]

Lightning and rain kill dozens in Pakistan

Authorities have also warned of landslides and flash floods in the coming days. [Read more]

World's coral turns white from deadly ocean heat

Ocean heat records have been breaking for months. This is the first global evidence of the impacts on sea life. [Read more]

UK food production at threat after extreme flooding

Record-breaking rainfall leaves fields under water, threatening this year's harvest yield and quality. [Read more]

Brightest-ever explosion's mystery of missing gold

The brightest burst of light ever recorded was caused by a supernova, but that prompts new questions. [Read more]

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