Natural Disasters in 2011

Flooded neighborhood in the Midwest
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Flooded neighborhood in the Midwest

Care to quess how many natural disasters there have been already in 2011?

Here is a list to refresh your memory:

  • Earthquake magnitude 6.9 Argentina-January 1
  • Earthquake magnitude 5.2 – Southern XinJiang, China-January 1
  • Earthquake 7.1 magnitude Chile-January 2
  • More Than 1,000 Dead Birds Fall From Sky in Arkansas-January 2
  • Dead fish cover 20-mile section of Arkansas River-January 2
  • Uganda yellow fever outbreak kills more than 40-January 3
  • Earthquake Near Japan Triggers Tsunami Warning-January 3
  • Powerful earthquake hits south-east Iran-January 3
  • Earthquake 7.0 magnitude hits northern Argentina-January 3
  • Hundreds of dead blackbirds found in Louisiana-January 3
  • 10,000s of Birds found dead in Manitoba-January 3
  • Thousands of Birds fall from the sky in South America-January 3
  • Major Flood in Rockhampto,Australia-January 3
  • Dead Birds Found In Kentucky-January 4
  • 100 tons of dead fish wash up on Brazil’s shores-January 4
  • Hundreds of dead birds found in East Texas-January 5
  • Dead birds in Sweden, millions of dead fish in Maryland, Brazil and New Zealand-January 5
  • Shift of Earth’s magnetic north pole affects Tampa airport-January 5
  • 40,000 crabs found dead on England beaches-January 6
  • Heavy floods leave at least 35 dead in Brazil-January 6
  • Earthquake 4.5 magnitude in California-January 12
  • Huge Waves Destroy Homes in E. Indonesia-January 12
  • Thousands of marine animals found dead in MATO GROSSO DO SUL/AMAZON Region-Febuary 4
  • Magnitude 6.3 earthquake- SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND-Febuary 21
  • Thousands of dead fish have washed up at Sebastian Inlet State Park Florida-Febuary
  • Millions of small fish including anchovies, sardines and mackerel were found dead at King Harbour area at Redondo Beach, California-March
  • Magnitude 8.9 earthquake and tsunami devastating Japan-March 11
  • 40ft section of California Highway falls into Pacific Ocean-March 16
  • Magnitude 3.5 earthquake – OFFSHORE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA-March 17
  • Magnitude 6.5 earthquake- Vanuatu- March 17
  • Magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes northeastern Burma-March 23
  • Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits Myanmar, Thailand-March 23
  • Magnitude 6.4 earthquake off the coast of Japan-March 25
  • Thousands of dead fish wash up in Florida-March 25
  • Hundreds of dead fish found in Midland,Texas-March 26
  • Hundreds of dead fish and frogs in Marquette Lagoon-April 1
  • Magnitude 5.4 earthquake in South Sandwich Islands Region-April 1
  • Magnitude 6.4 earthquake Fiji-April 3
  • Magnitude 6.7 earthquake in South of Java,Indonesia-April 3
  • Magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits Veracruz,Mexico-April 7
  • Dead birds fall into Kansas yard-April 8
  • Magnitude 7.4 earthquake hits shore of Japan-April 7
  • Dead fish found in Cedar Creek, Texas-April 10
  • Magnitude 6.5 and 6.2 earthquakes hit eastern Japan-April 11
  • Dead fish float up in 36 lakes in the state of Connecticut-April
  • Deadly Tornadoes hit N. Carolina and Virginia, at least 47 dead-April 16
  • Thousands of dead fish are hauled away in Lakeside,NY-April 27
  • A massive thunderstorm front spawned 137 tornadoes, killed at least 180 people, and mangled sections of Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, and Huntsville, Alabama-April
  • Dead fish wash up in San Tan Heights pond-May
  • Deadly Tornado hits Albany, New Zealand, at least 1 death-May 3
  • Major Mississippi flooding, destroys many homes-May
  • Dead fish found in Valsad district of south Gujarat-May 3,4
  • 6.5 Magnitude Earthquake hits Papua New Guinea, Tsunami warning-May 15
  • Iceland’s Grimsvotn Volcano erupts,followed by small earthquakes-May 21
  • Deadly Tornadoes hit Minneapolis and Missouri-May 22
  • Deadly Tornadoes hits Oklahoma City-May 24
  • Chedeng exits Philippines, leaves 3 dead-May 28
  • 800 tons of dead fish float ashore in Philippine fish farms-May 29
  • At least 10,000 metric tons of fish dead in Bolinao and Anda waters in Pangasinan-May 31
  • Deadly tornado hits Springfield, Massachusetts-June 1
  • Dead fish found in Ogeechee River-June 3
  • Dead fish wash up in Bulacan and Ilocos Sur-June 4
  • Volcano erupts in Chile for the first time in 50 years-June 6
  • Massive wildfires in Arizona,claimed more than 30 homes-June 8
  • 6.0, 5.5 and 4.4 Magnitude Earthquakes hit Christchurch,NZ-June 11,12
  • Hundreds of dead fish float up in Delco Lake,Creek-June 15
  • Buildings,trees and mountains miraculously appear in a China lake (no explanation)-June 17
  • 40 Tornadoes rip through Nebraska,Kansas-June 21
  • 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake hits Fox Islands,Aleutian Islands,Alaska-June 24
  • Massive dust storm hits Pheonix-July 5
  • 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake hits New Zealand-July 7
  • 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake hits northeastern Japan-July 9
  • 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake hits Philippines-July 11
  • Hundreds of fish found dead in lake in Kuantan-August 9
  • A ton of dead fish found in River Segura-August 9
  • Large number of fish found dead in Central China River-August 12
  • 5.3 earthquake hits Colorado-August 22
  • 5.9 earthquake hits Virgina, jolts NY and Carolinas-August 23
  • Hurricane Irene hits SC,NC,VA-August 26,27
  • Deadly Typhoon hits Taiwan and China-August 29
  • 6.8 Magnitude Earthquake hits Alaska-September 2
  • 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake hits Argentina-September 2
  • 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake hits Vanuatu-September 3
  • 6.6 Magnitude Earthquake hits Northern Sumatra, Indonesia-September 5
  • 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake hits Vancouver-September 9
  • Floods in Pennsylvania-September 10

 

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