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The Bahamas

Country Information

Following data from World Bank Databank and Wikipedia. Latest update 25 September 2012, 05:21 PM
Country Area (sq. km): 13,878
Agriland (sq. km): 140
Forest (sq. km): 5,150
Population: 353,658
Population 0-14: 22.52%
Population 15-64: 70.65%
Population over 64: 6.83%
Population growth (annual %): 1.33%

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Earthquakes

Relevant earthquakes during the last years (in terms of magnitude, depth and estimated population affected within 60km).

No recent major earthquakes in this country or around this country.

Storms

Storms information are collected from NASA-TRMM, NHC, JTWC, CPHC, IBTrACS-WMO.

  • DORIAN
    Observation started the 24 Jul 2013 03:00 PM
    Latest Update: 30 Jul 2013 12:00 PM
  • PATTY
    Observation started the 11 Oct 2012 09:00 PM
    Latest Update: 14 Oct 2012 12:00 PM
  • IRENE
    Observation started the 20 Aug 2011 11:00 PM
    Latest Update: 28 Aug 2011 09:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 02 Aug 1898 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 04 Nov 1898 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 31 Aug 1897 06:00 AM
    Latest Update: 31 Oct 1897 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 14 Aug 1895 06:00 AM
    Latest Update: 17 Oct 1895 12:00 AM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 09 Jun 1892 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 29 Oct 1892 06:00 AM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 03 Jul 1891 06:00 AM
    Latest Update: 06 Nov 1891 12:00 AM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 15 May 1887 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 12 Dec 1887 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 07 Aug 1885 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 14 Oct 1885 06:00 AM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 18 Aug 1883 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 28 Oct 1883 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 01 Aug 1881 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 24 Sep 1881 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 21 Jun 1880 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 24 Oct 1880 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 01 Jul 1878 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 02 Dec 1878 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 01 Aug 1877 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 30 Nov 1877 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 19 Aug 1852 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 22 Oct 1853 06:00 AM
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Floods

Floods information have been extracted from the Dartmouth Flood Observatory.

No recent floods events in this country or around this country.

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Volcanoes

Volcanoes information have been extracted from Smithsonian Institution - Global Volcanism Program.

No volcanoes in this country.

The hazards calendar for Bahamas is not available. For more information please contact us.

The following maps have been collected from UNOSAT, WFP, ITHACA and ReliefWeb.

No maps available.

Hazards statistics are based on EM-DATABASE.

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