GDACS daily newsletter for 11/03/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 11 Mar 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 11/03/2017

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 4.9M, Depth:42.76km) in Chile 11/03/2017 03:42 UTC, 1081909 people within 100km. On 3/11/2017 3:42:16 AM, an earthquake occurred in Chile potentially affecting 1081909 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:42.76km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:26.71km) in Indonesia 10/03/2017 21:20 UTC, 129241 people within 100km. On 3/10/2017 9:20:54 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 129241 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:26.71km. Green alert for tropical cyclone ELEVEN-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 08/03/2017 to 10/03/2017, a Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 74 km/h) ELEVEN-17 was active in SWIndian. The cyclone affects these countries: [unknown] (vulnerability [unknown]). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:2km) in Norwegian Sea 10/03/2017 16:41 UTC, No people within 100km. On 3/10/2017 4:41:11 PM, an earthquake occurred in Norwegian Sea potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:2km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:51.61km) in Indonesia 10/03/2017 16:33 UTC, 1136543 people within 100km. On 3/10/2017 4:33:15 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 1136543 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:51.61km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:70.69km) in Indonesia 10/03/2017 16:13 UTC, 1376098 people within 100km. On 3/10/2017 4:13:36 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 1376098 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:70.69km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:10km) in Venezuela 10/03/2017 13:46 UTC, 925930 people within 100km. On 3/10/2017 1:46:39 PM, an earthquake occurred in Venezuela potentially affecting 925930 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:56.56km) in El Salvador 10/03/2017 13:13 UTC, 2041922 people within 100km. On 3/10/2017 1:13:20 PM, an earthquake occurred in El Salvador potentially affecting 2041922 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:56.56km. Red alert for tropical cyclone NINE-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.323 million. From 03/03/2017 to 10/03/2017, a Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 231 km/h) NINE-17 was active in SWIndian. The cyclone affects these countries: Madagascar (vulnerability High). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.323 million. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:65.06km) in Russian Federation 10/03/2017 11:11 UTC, About 196 people within 100km. On 3/10/2017 11:11:09 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting About 196 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:65.06km.

Discussions in Virtual OSOCC

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Created on 11 Mar 2017 08:10 +01:00.

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