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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.
The blurred events in the list below are the past events before last 4 days.
China - Earthquake update (ECHO 19 Jun 2019)Wed, 19 Jun 2019 13:04:00

  • Following the earthquake of magnitude 5.8 in south-eastern Sichuan Province on 17 April at 14.55 UTC, the number of casualties and damage has increased.
  • As of 19 June, official data puts the number of deaths at 13
Tajikistan - Flood (ECHO 19 Jun 2019)Wed, 19 Jun 2019 13:04:00

  • Severe flooding and mudflows in western Tajikistan between 1 and 7 June resulting in four deaths (in south-western and north-western Tajikistan) and affecting 6,750 people in Khatlon, Sughd provinces and in Rudaky and Fay
Japan - Earthquake (ECHO 19 Jun 2019)Wed, 19 Jun 2019 13:04:00

  • An earthquake of 6.4 M at a depth of 12 km occurred 10 km off the coast of Japan on 18 June at 13.22 UTC. The epicentre was offshore approximately 33 km west-southwest of the city of Tsuruoka (Yamagata Prefecture). A
India - Heatwave update (ECHO 19 Jun 2019)Wed, 19 Jun 2019 13:04:00

  • 12 additional deaths have occured as a result of the ongoing heatwave in north and south-east India.
  • As of 19 June, 90 people have died across Bihar (41 in Aurangabad, 35 in Gaya and 14 in Nawada Districts).
Forest fires danger forecast (ECHO 19 Jun 2019)Wed, 19 Jun 2019 13:04:00

  • Very high or extreme danger in parts of southernPortugal; the Balearic Islands and most of mainlandSpain; parts of southern Sardinia, central Sicily and parts of south-eastern mainland
Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by nationa
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 04:00:00

  • Georgia: threshold level 2/2 for Tskhenisckali river.
  • Romania: warning level 2/3 for the Danube river. 
  • Switzerland: warning level 3/5 for the Bodens
M5.8 in China - EC/ECHO daily mapTue, 18 Jun 2019 07:56:06

A new EC/ECHO daily map is now available
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