GDACS daily newsletter for 14/02/2018

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Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 14/02/2018

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:26.63km) in Indonesia 14/02/2018 05:46 UTC, 160000 people within 100km. On 2/14/2018 5:46:07 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 160000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:26.63km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:10km) in Indonesia 14/02/2018 00:05 UTC, 120000 people within 100km. On 2/14/2018 12:05:30 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 120000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:10km. Red alert for tropical cyclone GITA-18. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 82817. From 09/02/2018 to 14/02/2018, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 231 km/h) GITA-18 was active in SEPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Tonga (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 82817. Green alert for tropical cyclone SANBA-18. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 08/02/2018 to 14/02/2018, a Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 83 km/h) SANBA-18 was active in NWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Philippines, Malaysia, Palau (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:2.9km) in United States 13/02/2018 22:15 UTC, No people within 100km. On 2/13/2018 10:15:21 PM, an earthquake occurred in United States potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:2.9km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km) in Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge 13/02/2018 20:19 UTC, No people within 100km. On 2/13/2018 8:19:45 PM, an earthquake occurred in Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:37.44km) in Papua New Guinea 13/02/2018 18:48 UTC, 100000 people within 100km. On 2/13/2018 6:48:55 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting 100000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:37.44km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:223.08km) in Northern Mariana Islands 13/02/2018 14:06 UTC, No people within 100km. On 2/13/2018 2:06:32 PM, an earthquake occurred in Northern Mariana Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:223.08km.

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 Iraq / Iran Border Earthquake Magnitude:7.2M, Depth:19km
12-Nov-2017
updated: 14-Nov-2017

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Created on 14 Feb 2018 08:10 +01:00.

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