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.


June 13

-07:06:43 USC, Magnitude 5.3 - South Sandwich Islands Region


June 14

-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


June 15

-08:43:31 USC, Magnitude 5.3 - Bismarck Sea

-01:14:11 USC, Magnitude 5.5 - Mindanao, Philippines


June 16

-22:18:48 USC, Magnitude 6.1 - Luzon, Philippines

-13:05:28 USC, Magnitude 5.1 - Maug Islands Reg., Northern Mariana Isl.


June 17

-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


June 18

-12:50:39 USC, Magnitude 5.1 - Halmahera, Indonesia

-08:29:03 USC, Magnitude 5.4 - Mendoza, Argentina


June 19

-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

Volcanic Activity

-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

Tropical Storms

-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.

Nuclear Events

No nuclear events at this time.


June 13

-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.


June 14

-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.


June 15

-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.


June 16

-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.


June 17

-Multiple bombings kill at least 12 people in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna.


June 18

-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.


June 19

-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.

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