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Nine killed, 3.5 million affected as Typhoon "Rumbia" wreaks havoc across central and eastern China
At least 9 people have been killed and 18 injured after Typhoon "Rumbia" wreaked havoc across central and eastern China over the past couple of days. About 3 512 000 people have been affected as well as 420 000 hectares (1.37 million acres) of crops. The storm has also damaged more than 5 800 homes. The typhoon made landfall near the city Shanghai just after 04:00 local time August 17 (20:00 UTC, August 16) with maximum sustained winds around 90 km/h (55 mph). Jason Nicholls@jnmet TS pushing into eastern near . Heavy rain and

Strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge 11/30/17

Strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS hit Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 06:32 UTC on November 30, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC registered it as M6.5 at a depth of 10 km.
According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 1044.7 km (649.2 miles) ENE of Fernando de Noronha (Distrito Estadual), Brazil and 1251.5 km (777.7 miles) NW of Georgetown, Saint Helena.
There are no people living within 100 km (62 miles).
Based on the earthquake location near the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, a damaging tsunami is not expected, NTWC said. 
This earthquake was not felt and there is no tsunami danger for the U.S. east coast, Gulf of Mexico states, eastern coast of Canada, or Caribbean states.
Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge earthquake November 30, 2017 - ShakeMap

Regional seismicity

Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge earthquake November 30, 2017 - Regional Seismicity
Featured image credit: USGS

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