Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Weekly World Risk Report 6/13 - 6/19
You all may have noticed that there was no weekly update last week. The Paracord Project went on vacation last week, but not to worry, we are back now! So keep an eye out for more articles during the week, and enjoy the weekly world risk update.
This week there have been major earthquakes in the Phillipeans, off the coast of Japan, and in the Aleutian Islands. Meanwhile there is talk now of civil war and economic collapse in Syria.
Look for the information you need to stay safe and survive and keep on prepping.
-07:06:43 USC, Magnitude 5.3 - South Sandwich Islands Region
-21:51:30 USC, Magnitude 5.4 - Northern Xinjiang, China
-20:17:24 USC, Magnitude 5.6 - Molucca Sea
-16:15:14 USC, Magnitude 5.2 - Taiwan
-11:04:04 USC, Magniutde 5.4 - South of the Fiji Islands
-05:52:54 USC, Magnitude 5.3 - Turkey-Syria-Iraq Border Region
-08:43:31 USC, Magnitude 5.3 - Bismarck Sea
-01:14:11 USC, Magnitude 5.5 - Mindanao, Philippines
-22:18:48 USC, Magnitude 6.1 - Luzon, Philippines
-13:05:28 USC, Magnitude 5.1 - Maug Islands Reg., Northern Mariana Isl.
-23:43:39 USC, Magnitude 5.0 - South Sandwich Islands Region
-20:32:20 USC, Magnitude 6.4 - Near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan
-17:26:27 USC, Magnitude 5.3 - Tonga
-09:01:54 USC, Magnitude 5.0 - Taiwan
-03:43:11 USC, Magnitude 5.7 - Solomon Islands
-12:50:39 USC, Magnitude 5.1 - Halmahera, Indonesia
-08:29:03 USC, Magnitude 5.4 - Mendoza, Argentina
-20:56:43 USC, Magnitude 5.8 - Near Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska
-20:14:05 USC, Magnitude 5.0 - Gujarat, India
-15:56:33 USC, Magnitude 6.0 - Near Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska
-13:40:57 USC, Magnitude 5.2 - Off the Coast of Oregon
-10:53:30 USC, Magnitude 5.2 - Near the Southeast Coast of Australia
-04:37:36 USC, Magnitude 5.0 - Fiji Region
-6-16-2012 - Hawaii Region - In the Hualalai Region of the Big Island - Magnitude 3.8 - Depth 0km
-6-14-2012 - 4:53 p.m. - Halmahera, Indonesia - Mount Gamkonora Volcano - Volcano Eruption
-6-16-2012 - 5:39 p.m - States of Puebla, Mexico - Popocatepetl Volcano - Volcano Activity
-Formed 6-11-2012 - Pacific Ocean - Tropical Storm - Guchol - Course 40 Degrees - Wind Speed: 65 km/h - Gust: 83 km/h - Wave: 0.00 m
-Formed 6-18-2012 - Pacific Ocean - Tropical Storm - Talim - Course 45 Degrees - Wind: 83 km/h - Gust: 102 km/h - Wave: 6.10 m
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 information at this time.
-6-15-2012 - Flash Flood - Province of Phangnga, Thailand
-6-16-2012 - Flood - Multiprovinces, Philippines
-6-12-2012 - Forest/Wildfire - Lincoln National Forest, New Mexico, USA
-6-18-2012 - Forest/Wildfire - Desert Chemical Depot, Ophir Creek, Utah, USA
-6-18-2012 - Forest/Wildfire - Attica, Greece
-6-19-2012 - Forest/Wildfire - Bloomfield, New Mexico, USA
-6-19-2012 - Forest/Wildfire - Nortland, New Zealand
-6-19-2012 - Forest/Wildfire - Palo Alto, California, USA
-6-19-2012 - Forest/Wildfire - North Carolina, USA
-6-11-2012 - Epidemic - Eastern Provinces, Iran
-6-19-2012 - Biological Hazard - Tumon Bay, Guam
-6-19-2012 - Biological Hazard - State of New York, USA
-6-19-2012 - Epidemic Hazard - Northern Province, Kambia, Sierra Leone
No Hazmat Events at this time.
No nuclear events at this time.
-A series of bombings across Iraq kills at least 93 and wounds over 300.
-An airstrike kills nine al Qaida fighters in southern Yemen as teh Yemeni militari maintains pressure on the group.
-Greeks withdraw their cash from banks and stock up on non-perishable food ahead of Sunday's election.
-The Syrian government begins printing money for the first time in a sign that the Syrian economy is on the verge of total collapse.
-Tunisian authorities ban protests planned for Friday.
-Victor Manuel Baez Chino, a journalist for the Mexican newspaper Milenio, is found dead after being kidnapped in the coastal state of Veracruz.
-Violent protests demanding election reform in Togo enter into a third day.
-Indonesian police kill separatist leader Mako Tabuni, causing violent protests.
-The US military expands its secret network of air bases across Africa, according to reports in the US media.
-An expolosion at a government-owned steel plant in Visakhapatnam, India kills 11 and severely injures 16 others.
-US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton says that the Supreme Leader of North Korea, Kim Jon-un "has a choice to make" about the country's current policices.
-Photos of a woman forced to have an illegal abortion by Chinese authorities due to the country's One-Child Policy spark controversy.
-The Yemeni army captures Shuqra, the third militant stronghold to fall in the last week.
-Police officers attempting to evict landless farmers occupying a property in the Paraguayan department of Canindey turn into clashes, killing 16 officers and farmers.
-Moody's Investor Service downgrades the credit rating of five Dutch banks including ING Bank.
-Moody's Investory Service cuts the raiting of Nokia's debt to "junk" status.
-Canada and U.S. State of Michigan announce a deal to construct a bridge between Detroit and Windsor.
-UN suspends its peacekeeping mission in Syria amid escalating violence.
-At least 32 people killed in a car bomb attack trageting Shia Muslims in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
-A bomb explodes in the Pakistani town of Landi Kotal, killing at least 13.
-China successfully launches its Shenzhou 9 spacecraft, carrying three astronauts - including the first female Chinese astronaut, Liu Yang - to the Tiangong-1 orbital module.
-Multiple bombings kill at least 12 people in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna.
-Yemeni Army Comander General Salem Ali Qatan is killed in a suicide attack in the port city of Aden by a man wearing an explosives belt.
-Political uncertainty continues in Egypt.
-At least two people killed in an attack on the border between Isreal and Egypt.
-A suicide attack kills at least fiffteen people and wounds forty people at a Shia funeral in Baquba, north of Baghdad.
-A bomb explodes near a university bus in the Pakistani city of Quetta killing at least two students and injuring more than 35 others.
-Thre men in Afghan police uniforms kill a NATO solider in eastern Afghanistan.
-A new round of talks on nuclear power between Iran and six world powers opens in Moscow.
-2012 G-20 summit opens in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, with the Eurozone crisis high on the agenda.
-At least seven people and 15 members of the Turkish Army are killed in Kurdistan Workers' Party ambush in the Yuksekova district near the border with Iraq and Iran.
-A UN investigator calls on the US to justify its incrasing use of drones against al-Qaeda and Taliban targets.
-A Saudi man is beheaded on charges of sorcery and witchcraft in Najran Province of Saudi Arabia.