Super Typhoon Usagi
September 23, 2013 | NASA Earth Observatory
"This weekend, the most powerful tropical cyclone of 2013 passed between Taiwan and the Philippines, then slammed into the southeastern coast of China on September 22. Dozens of people died in China and the Philippines due to flooding, airborne debris, and collapsed buildings." Quoted from the NASA Earth Observatory image release.
Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake in China
April 21, 2013 | Reuters.com
A magnitude 6.6 earthquake in China killed over 150 people and injured more than 5,000 on Saturday morning. USGS reports that the earthquake is likely to have occurred on the Longmenshan Fault or a tectonically related fault.
Magnitude 7.7 Earthquake Kills Over 200 in Pakistan
September 25, 2013 | The Weather Channel
At least 200 people were killed by a magnitude 7.7 earthquake in Pakistan's Baluchistan province.
MUD VOLCANO? There is a report that a mud volcano formed an island off the coast in the Arabian Sea at the same time that the earthquake was occurring. The Weather Channel video has comments on this from a USGS scientist.