GDACS daily newsletter for 21/02/2018

By Newsroom America Feeds at 21 Feb 2018

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 21/02/2018

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.

GDACS News

Satellite Mapping Overview as of 20 February 2018The latest overview report of current ongoing satellite mapping activities related to humanitarian disasters is available.

It is intended for disaster managers, operations centres, desk officers and others that need syntheses of what goes on in this field. The service is operated by the GDACS mapping & satellite imagery coordination mechanism: UNITAR Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT). We encourage any satellite mapping production entity to submit information about their products so we can include it in future summaries.

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:35km) in Indonesia 21/02/2018 01:44 UTC, No people within 100km. On 2/21/2018 1:44:42 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:35km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:110.49km) in Chile 21/02/2018 01:07 UTC, About 26000 people within 100km. On 2/21/2018 1:07:09 AM, an earthquake occurred in Chile potentially affecting About 26000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:110.49km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:51.94km) in Indonesia 21/02/2018 00:33 UTC, 200000 people within 100km. On 2/21/2018 12:33:10 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 200000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:51.94km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:65.9km) in Indonesia 21/02/2018 00:04 UTC, About 79000 people within 100km. On 2/21/2018 12:04:13 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting About 79000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:65.9km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:101.37km) in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 20/02/2018 15:02 UTC, No people within 100km. On 2/20/2018 3:02:07 PM, an earthquake occurred in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:101.37km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km) in China 20/02/2018 14:09 UTC, 2780000 people within 100km. On 2/20/2018 2:09:57 PM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 2780000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:40.84km) in Chile 20/02/2018 09:38 UTC, About 13000 people within 100km. On 2/20/2018 9:38:59 AM, an earthquake occurred in Chile potentially affecting About 13000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:40.84km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:210.31km) in Indonesia 20/02/2018 09:29 UTC, 1870000 people within 100km. On 2/20/2018 9:29:26 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 1870000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:210.31km.

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

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Created on 21 Feb 2018 08:10 +01:00.

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