GDACS daily newsletter for 17/05/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 17 May 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 17/05/2017

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 4.5M, Depth:46.6km) in Chile 17/05/2017 00:42 UTC, About 31999 people within 100km. On 5/17/2017 12:42:20 AM, an earthquake occurred in Chile potentially affecting About 31999 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:46.6km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:29.61km) in New Caledonia 16/05/2017 22:02 UTC, No people within 100km. On 5/16/2017 10:02:30 PM, an earthquake occurred in New Caledonia potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:29.61km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:59.56km) in Solomon Islands 16/05/2017 18:10 UTC, About 65213 people within 100km. On 5/16/2017 6:10:05 PM, an earthquake occurred in Solomon Islands potentially affecting About 65213 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:59.56km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:10km) in Peru 16/05/2017 17:09 UTC, 325557 people within 100km. On 5/16/2017 5:09:06 PM, an earthquake occurred in Peru potentially affecting 325557 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:56.87km) in Ecuador 16/05/2017 15:59 UTC, 4343751 people within 100km. On 5/16/2017 3:59:17 PM, an earthquake occurred in Ecuador potentially affecting 4343751 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:56.87km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km) in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 16/05/2017 14:42 UTC, No people within 100km. On 5/16/2017 2:42:07 PM, an earthquake occurred in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:21.85km) in India 16/05/2017 14:04 UTC, No people within 100km. On 5/16/2017 2:04:40 PM, an earthquake occurred in India potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:21.85km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km) in Mexico 16/05/2017 12:52 UTC, No people within 100km. On 5/16/2017 12:52:07 PM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:53.7km) in Russian Federation 16/05/2017 11:41 UTC, No people within 100km. On 5/16/2017 11:41:56 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:53.7km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km) in Mexico 16/05/2017 11:10 UTC, No people within 100km. On 5/16/2017 11:10:46 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Kyrgyzstan 16/05/2017 09:07 UTC, 951754 people within 100km. On 5/16/2017 9:07:15 AM, an earthquake occurred in Kyrgyzstan potentially affecting 951754 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, 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 TC Donna (Vanuatu)
4-May-2017
updated: 4-May-2017 Peru - floods
17-Mar-2017
updated: 16-Apr-2017 FL-2017-000014-PER Tropical cyclone ENAWO - Madagascar
5-Mar-2017
updated: 25-Apr-2017 TC20170306MDG Earthquake (7.2M,depth:10km) in Philippines at 4/28/2017 0423hrs local time
29-Apr-2017
updated: 2-May-2017

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Created on 17 May 2017 08:10 +02:00.

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