GDACS daily newsletter for 08/10/2016

By Newsroom America Feeds at 8 Oct 2016

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 08/10/2016

This daily newsletter provides an overview of the natural disasters that happened in the last 24 hours and response measures for ongoing disasters. GDACS currently covers earthquakes, tsunamis, tropical cyclones, volcanic eruptions and floods. The color coding (red, orange, green) is related to the estimated humanitarian impact of the event.

Disaster events in the last 24 hours

GDACS detected the following potential disasters. For up-to-date media coverage, latest maps and ReliefWeb content related to these disasters, please go to GDACS homepage.

Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:23.03km) in [unknown] 08/10/2016 04:37 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/8/2016 4:37:43 AM, an earthquake occurred in [unknown] potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:23.03km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:14.26km) in [unknown] 08/10/2016 04:29 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/8/2016 4:29:46 AM, an earthquake occurred in [unknown] potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:14.26km. Green alert for tropical cyclone NICOLE-16. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 04/10/2016 to 08/10/2016, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 167 km/h) NICOLE-16 was active in Atlantic. The cyclone affects these countries: Bermuda (vulnerability Low). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green alert for tropical cyclone MATTHEW-16. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 4.899 million. From 28/09/2016 to 08/10/2016, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 259 km/h) MATTHEW-16 was active in Atlantic. The cyclone affects these countries: United States, Bahamas, Cuba, Haiti (vulnerability High). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 4.899 million. Green alert for tropical cyclone AERE-16. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 05/10/2016 to 08/10/2016, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 111 km/h) AERE-16 was active in NWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: China (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:69.96km) in Chile 07/10/2016 23:59 UTC, 226421 people within 100km. On 10/7/2016 11:59:27 PM, an earthquake occurred in Chile potentially affecting 226421 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:69.96km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Mexico 07/10/2016 15:14 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/7/2016 3:14:12 PM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km) in [unknown] 07/10/2016 12:18 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/7/2016 12:18:30 PM, an earthquake occurred in [unknown] potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km.

Discussions in Virtual OSOCC

The GDACS Virtual OSOCC is a forum for emergency managers. If you are involved in an ongoing emergency as a local emergency management authority or as an international responder, please provide your information in the GDACS Virtual OSOCC. The following emergencies are currently open.

Open emergencies Hurricane Matthew - Caribbean region
28-Sep-2016
updated: 5-Oct-2016 Cabo Verde - Island of Brava
4-Aug-2016
updated: 26-Aug-2016 M6.8, Depth 84Km- Earthquake in Myanmar
24-Aug-2016
updated: 7-Sep-2016 M6.0, Depth 4 Kilometers - Earthquake in Central Italy 03:36 (01:36 GMT)
24-Aug-2016
updated: 1-Sep-2016

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Created on 08 Oct 2016 08:10 +02:00.

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