A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea at 22:33 UTC on May 9, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 10 km.
A glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) from the Shishaper Glacier in Pakistan swept away the Hassanabad Bridge in Hunza on the Karakoram Highway linking Pakistan and China. The event took place on Saturday, May 7, 2022.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has declared a State of Emergency for Cabell, Putnam, and Roane counties on May 7, 2022, due to heavy rainfall that caused significant local flooding. On May 8, the declaration was expanded to include the counties of Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel, Marion, Monongalia, Harrison, Taylor and Tucker.
A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit near the northeastern coast of Taiwan at 06:23 UTC on May 9, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 27 km (16.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles).
At least 22 people have died and 40 others have been injured after severe flash floods hit parts of Afghanistan over the past couple of days.
At least 3 people have died and more than 44 000 were affected after recent heavy rains caused severe floods in the state of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil.
New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes from April 27…
At least 5 people have been killed, 5 are missing and thousands have been displaced after heavy rains hit parts of Mbeya and Songwe, Tanzania over the past couple of days.
Record-breaking rains hit Valencia, Spain on May 3, 2022, causing severe flooding across the city.
Wildfires continue to burn across northern New Mexico, southwestern U.S., resulting in at least 15 injured people and evacuation orders for more than 25 000 people.