Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Weekly World Risk Update (5/2 - 5/8)
This is your weekly report preppers. Look for the information you need to stay safe and survive and keep on prepping.
-17:06:06 USC, Magnitude 5.5 - Southeast of Easter Island
-13:48:12 USC, Magnitude 5.0 - Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge
-12:17:59 USC, Magnitude 5.5 - West of Macquarie Island
-09:57:31 USC, Magnitude 5.0 - Nicobar Islands, India Region
-05:14:03 USC, Magnitude 5.1 - South of the Fiji Islands
-02:53:07 USC, Magnitude 5.0 - Southeast of the Loyalty Islands
-18:08:06 USC, Magnitude 5.2 - North of Honduras
-16:14:19 USC, Magnitude 5.1 - New Britain Region, Papua New Guinea
-15:20:28 USC, Magnitude 5.0 - Western Turkey
-10:19:37 USC, Magnitude 5.2 - Gansu-Nei Mongol Border Region, China
-10:09:36 USC, Magnitude 5.5 - Iran-Iraq Border Region
-04:59:57 USC, Magnitude 5.0 - Off the Coast of Baja California Sur
-16:23:44 USC, Magnitude 5.0 - North Indian Ocean
-20:23:31 USC, Magnitude 5.5 - Tonga
-20:!2:34 USC, Magnitude 5.2 - Near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan
-12:40:59 USC, Magnitude 5.0 - Central Peru
-14:15:15 USC, Magnitude 5.3 - Azerbaijan
-04:40:30 USC, Magnitude 5.6 - Azerbaijan
-09:16:32 USC, Magnitude 5.0 - Off the East Coast of Honshu Japan
No tsunami activity at this time.
No volcanic activity at this time.
No tropical storms at this time.
Status of Worldwide Supervolcanoes
Lake Taupo - VEI 8 - Status: Green
Lake Toba - VEI 8 - Status: Green
Whakamaru - VEI 8 - Status: Green
Yellowstone Caldera - VEI 8 - Status: Green
Island park Caldera - VEI 8 - Status: Green
La Girta Caldera - VEI 8 - Status: Green
Mount Tambora - VEI 7 - Status: Green
Baekdu Mountain - VEI 7 - Status: Green
Kikai Caldera - VEI 7 - Status: Green
Laacher See - VEI 7 - Status: Green
Aira Caldera - VEI 7 - Status: Green
Campi Flegrei - VEI 7 - Status: Green
Reporoa Caldera - VEI 7 - Status: Green
Mount Aso - VEI 7 - Status: Green
Long Valley Caldera - VEI 7 - Status: Green
Valles Caldera - VEI 7 - Status: Green
Santorini Volcano - VEI 7 - Status: Green
No drought updates at this time.
5-6-2012 - Flash Flood - Rongai, Kenya - At least fifty dead and thousands displaced after flash floods effect the region.
5-8-2012 - Flash Flood - Pokhara, Nepal - At least twenty dead as a flashflood swept through Nepal leaving dozens missing.
5-2-2012 - Wildfire - Toquerville, Utah, USA - Wildfire has grown to 500 acres.
5-6-2012 - Forest/Wildfire - Hebei Province, China - 1,800 firefighers and two thousand local residents attempt to extingish a blaze that began in the village of Yinzhuangzi.
5-8-2012 - Epidemic Hazard - Ashville, North Carolina, USA - The number of cases in a salmonella outbreak in Buncombe County surged thirty percent.
5-8-2012 - Epidemic - Borongan City, Philippines - The local government confirmed that 146 cases of suspected typhoid fever are now under surveillance.
5-2-2012 - Explosion - Mulino, Russia - Five dead and three wounded from munition explosions.
5-4-2012 - Terror Attack - Makhachkala, Dagestran, Russia - Two car bomb attacks hit a police post.
5-4-2012 - Terror Attack - Potiskum, Nigeria - Fifty six dead as a gunmen sets off explosives and fired on a cattle market in remote northeastern Nigeria.
5-5-2012 - Explosion - Rayong, Thailand - Three dead and fifty injured from an explsion and fire at a petrochemical factory. One thousand evacuated due to toxic gases.
-At least twenty killed in Cairo as unidentified attackers unleash rocks, clubs, firebombs and shotguns on a protest near the Egyptian Ministry of Defense. Police and military intervene after six hours.
-UN Security Council passes a resolution threatening sanctions if hostilities do not end on the South Sudan-Sudan border within 48 hours.
-At least six killed in a suicide bombing attack on a Kabul suburb popular with westerners.
-A gunfight between teh Mexican Army and suspected gunmen of a drug cartel left 12 dead in the western state of Sinaloa.
-Egyptian military expresses its willingness to hand over political power on May 24 to an outright election winner.
-Aung San Suu Kyi is sworn in as a member of the Pyithu Hluttaw, the lower house of the parliament of Burma.
-34 people killed in raids by gunmen opposed to the burning of a colleague at a cattle market in northern Nigeria.
-Seven people killed and thirty injured in explosions near a police post in Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia.
-Activists say four students are killed in an attack on anti-government demonstrations at a Aleppo University, Syria.
-In Somalia, Farhan Jeemis Abdule, a well-known local reporter is shot and killed by an unidentified junman in Galkayo while walking to his home district of Garsor.
-For dismembered bodies, including two of journalists are found in the Mexican state of Veracruz.
-China, France, Russia, the UK, and the US urge Iran to cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency.
-New powers granted by Bahrain's king to the parliament.
-At least one killed and 373 wounded when armed forces fire water cannon, tear gas and rocks on demonstrators near Egypts defence ministry in Cairo.
-144 people injured at an Armenian government campaign event in Yerevan's central square after an explosion during a political rally.
-At least eleven killed in a suicide bombing attack in a crowded market in Pakistan's Bajaur Agency.
-12 bodies - 14 decapitated and 9 hanging from a bridge - were found in the Mexican city of Nuevo Laredo. They were reportedly members of the Gulf Cartel and were killed by a rival cartel, Los Zetas.
-Three journalists killed and their bodies dumbed in plastic bags in canal in Boca del Rio in Veracruz where the Loz Zetas and Gulf Cartels are fighting for control.
-Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete sacks six ministers amid allegations of government corruption.
-Voters in Iran go to the polls for a second round of legislative elections.
-Boris Johnson is reelected as the Mayor of London.
-The Labour Party makes significant gains in local elections throughout the UK.
-A U.S. drone attack kills at least nine insurgents in Pakistan's North Waziristan.
-Five prisoners of the U.S. at Guantanamo Bay appear before a military judge.
-Bahrain Center for Human Right's president Nabeel Rajab is arrested by representatives of Bahrain's Interior Ministry
-Several people are killed or injured in a blast in Syria's second city of Aleppo.
-300 people are arrested in Egypt following yesterday's violent clases outside the Defense of Ministry in Cairo.
-Japan shuts down its last nuclear reactor leaving the country without nuclear power for the first time since 1970.
-Hundreds of dolphins and more than 1,000 birds die on the coast in the north of Peru.
-The Government of Egypt extends a curfew around its Defence Ministry in Cairo to deter attacks for a third night.
-Voters in France go to the pools and elect Francois Hollande to the Presidency.
-Voters in Greece go to the polls for a parliamentary elections with parties opposed to austerity measures winning sixty percent of the vote.
-Voters in Armenia go to the polls for a parliamentary election with exit polls showing the ruling Republican Party doing well.
-Voters in Serbia go to the polls for presidential and parliamentary elections.
-Voters in Schleswig-Holstein go to thepolls for a state election.
-At least 14 civilans dead and another 6 injured by a NATO airstrike in Badghis Province.
-The tomb of Muslim saint Sidi Mahmoud Ben Amar, in Timbuktu, Mali, is attacked and burned by Islamist fighters.
-South Korea seizes thousands of smuggled drug capsules from China filled with powdered human flesh.
-Clerics in Malaysia issue a fatwa against Muslims participating in "unproductive demonstrations".
-CIA announces it has foiled a plot by Fahd al-Quso to have a suicide bomber blow up an American-bound airliner, using an imporved version of the underwear bomb.
-In the Bahamas, Perry Christie's Progressive Liberal Party wins in a landslide.
-Vladimir Putin is sworn in for a third six-year term as President of Russia.
-Voters in Syria go to the polls for parliamentary elections as the death toll from uprising continues to increase.
-In Tripoli the Office of the Interim Prime Minister comes under attack. People inside flee but Prime Minister Abdurrahim El-Keib is unaccounted for.
-In Syria opposition fighters say they are amassing weapons amid a lull in fighting.
-Prime Minister benjamin Netanyahu reaches an agreement with the Head of Opposition Shaul Mofaz for Kadima to join the current government, cancelling the early election supposed to be held in September in Isreal.