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2016 Disaster Damage Highest in 4 Years: Munich Re

Posted by feww on January 4, 2017

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“Natural disaster” damage hits a 4-year high: Munich Re

Disasters caused $175 billion of damage in 2016, the highest level since 2012, reported Munich Re.

  • $125 billion of losses (71%) were uninsured.

Disaster claims last year cost the insurers about $50 billion, nearly double 2015’s payout of $27 billion.

  • Ten-year average: $45 billion

Casualties from the disasters in 2016 were 8,700 fatalities compared with 25,400 in 2015.

  • Ten-year average: 60,600

Asia

Kyushu, Japan, was hit by two earthquakes in April inflicting costs of $31 billion, while  floods in China in June and July cost $20 billion.

North America

North America experienced 160 disasters, its largest total since 1980. Wildfires, heatwaves and droughts plagued Canada, costing about $4 billion, while flooding in the southern US caused $10 billion in damage.

Hurricane Matthew, the worst disaster in the region, killed  550 people in Haiti alone and caused $10.2 billion of damage.

Europe

Summer storms across Europe triggered flooding with damage costing a total of $6 billion, in Germany as well as the French capital Paris.

  • Floods accounted for 34 percent of all losses globally.

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FIRE-EARTH Tectonics Forecast 000104

Posted by feww on January 4, 2017

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FIRE-EARTH Tectonics Forecast 000104

  • Details of Forecast are available from FIRE-EARTH PULSARS.

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FIRE-EARTH Alert: M6.9 EQ Strikes Fiji Islands Region

Posted by feww on January 4, 2017

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Powerful Earthquake  Strikes SW of Nadi, Fiji

Magnitude: 6.9Mww
Location: 19.326°S 176.053°E [ 221km SW of Nadi, Fiji]
Depth: 17.1 km
Time: 2017-01-03 21:52:31 (UTC)
Tsunami Threat: NO widespread tsunami threat.
Aftershocks: At least 10 significant aftershocks as of 00:09:42 (UTC)

  • Full analysis available from FIRE-EARTH PULSARS.

 

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