GDACS daily newsletter for 18/05/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 18 May 02:12

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 18/05/2017

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 4.7M, Depth:10km) in Mid-Indian Ridge 17/05/2017 22:42 UTC, No people within 100km. On 5/17/2017 10:42:17 PM, an earthquake occurred in Mid-Indian Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:35km) in Papua New Guinea 17/05/2017 22:22 UTC, About 55673 people within 100km. On 5/17/2017 10:22:39 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting About 55673 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:35km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:9.74km) in Afghanistan 17/05/2017 16:19 UTC, 8290763 people within 100km. On 5/17/2017 4:19:30 PM, an earthquake occurred in Afghanistan potentially affecting 8290763 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:9.74km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:12km) in Greece 17/05/2017 11:30 UTC, About 95344 people within 100km. On 5/17/2017 11:30:32 AM, an earthquake occurred in Greece potentially affecting About 95344 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:12km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:51.81km) in Russian Federation 17/05/2017 10:28 UTC, No people within 100km. On 5/17/2017 10:28:20 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:51.81km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:91.13km) in Venezuela 17/05/2017 10:04 UTC, 733845 people within 100km. On 5/17/2017 10:04:23 AM, an earthquake occurred in Venezuela potentially affecting 733845 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:91.13km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:10km) in Mexico 17/05/2017 09:13 UTC, No people within 100km. On 5/17/2017 9:13:29 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.2M, 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 18 May 2017 08:10 +02:00.

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