GDACS daily newsletter for 21/04/2017

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Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 21/04/2017

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 5.3M, Depth:27.15km) in Indonesia 21/04/2017 04:00 UTC, About 39330 people within 100km. On 4/21/2017 4:00:29 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting About 39330 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:27.15km. Green alert for tropical cyclone ARLENE-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 19/04/2017 to 21/04/2017, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 83 km/h) ARLENE-17 was active in Atlantic. 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 4.7M, Depth:10km) in Solomon Islands 21/04/2017 00:07 UTC, No people within 100km. On 4/21/2017 12:07:04 AM, an earthquake occurred in Solomon Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:10km) in Tonga 20/04/2017 22:59 UTC, Few people within 100km. On 4/20/2017 10:59:22 PM, an earthquake occurred in Tonga potentially affecting Few people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km) in Southeast Of Easter Island 20/04/2017 22:04 UTC, No people within 100km. On 4/20/2017 10:04:15 PM, an earthquake occurred in Southeast Of Easter Island potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:30.88km) in Mexico 20/04/2017 21:13 UTC, 401160 people within 100km. On 4/20/2017 9:13:37 PM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 401160 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:30.88km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:46.26km) in Russian Federation 20/04/2017 17:43 UTC, No people within 100km. On 4/20/2017 5:43:43 PM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:46.26km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:43.05km) in Indonesia 20/04/2017 16:54 UTC, 1404510 people within 100km. On 4/20/2017 4:54:04 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 1404510 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:43.05km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:39.08km) in Russian Federation 20/04/2017 16:01 UTC, No people within 100km. On 4/20/2017 4:01:22 PM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:39.08km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:34.61km) in Russian Federation 20/04/2017 15:20 UTC, No people within 100km. On 4/20/2017 3:20:43 PM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:34.61km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:60.83km) in Russian Federation 20/04/2017 11:41 UTC, About 1396 people within 100km. On 4/20/2017 11:41:26 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting About 1396 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:60.83km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km) in Ecuador 20/04/2017 11:32 UTC, No people within 100km. On 4/20/2017 11:32:21 AM, an earthquake occurred in Ecuador potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:43.72km) in Russian Federation 20/04/2017 08:42 UTC, No people within 100km. On 4/20/2017 8:42:20 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:43.72km.

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 Peru - floods
17-Mar-2017
updated: 11-Apr-2017 FL-2017-000014-PER Tropical cyclone ENAWO - Madagascar
5-Mar-2017
updated: 29-Mar-2017 TC20170306MDG Landslides/deslizamiento in Mocoa, Putumayo, COLOMBIA
1-Apr-2017
updated: 6-Apr-2017

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Created on 21 Apr 2017 08:10 +02:00.

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