GDACS daily newsletter for 06/04/2018

By Newsroom America Feeds at 6 Apr 2018

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 06/04/2018

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 5M, Depth:10.04km) in Peru 06/04/2018 00:40 UTC, About 81000 people within 100km. On 4/6/2018 12:40:17 AM, an earthquake occurred in Peru potentially affecting About 81000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:10.04km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:100.39km) in New Zealand 06/04/2018 00:18 UTC, About 51000 people within 100km. On 4/6/2018 12:18:02 AM, an earthquake occurred in New Zealand potentially affecting About 51000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:100.39km. Green alert for tropical cyclone IRIS-18. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 24/03/2018 to 06/04/2018, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 102 km/h) IRIS-18 was active in SWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Australia (vulnerability Low). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.31M, Depth:9.95km) in United States 05/04/2018 19:29 UTC, 1050000 people within 100km. On 4/5/2018 7:29:16 PM, an earthquake occurred in United States potentially affecting 1050000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.31M, Depth:9.95km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:35km) in Vanuatu 05/04/2018 19:25 UTC, About 30000 people within 100km. On 4/5/2018 7:25:08 PM, an earthquake occurred in Vanuatu potentially affecting About 30000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:35km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km) in Russian Federation 05/04/2018 17:26 UTC, About 1000 people within 100km. On 4/5/2018 5:26:29 PM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting About 1000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:12.51km) in China 05/04/2018 15:07 UTC, About 40000 people within 100km. On 4/5/2018 3:07:58 PM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting About 40000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:12.51km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:39.91km) in Guadeloupe 05/04/2018 11:27 UTC, 430000 people within 100km. On 4/5/2018 11:27:00 AM, an earthquake occurred in Guadeloupe potentially affecting 430000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:39.91km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.6M, Depth:34.93km) in Chile 05/04/2018 11:12 UTC, 300000 people within 100km. On 4/5/2018 11:12:10 AM, an earthquake occurred in Chile potentially affecting 300000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.6M, Depth:34.93km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.8M, Depth:507.01km) in Fiji 05/04/2018 09:07 UTC, About 2000 people within 100km. On 4/5/2018 9:07:59 AM, an earthquake occurred in Fiji potentially affecting About 2000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.8M, Depth:507.01km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km) in Reykjanes Ridge 05/04/2018 08:08 UTC, No people within 100km. On 4/5/2018 8:08:57 AM, an earthquake occurred in Reykjanes Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, 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 Earthquake M 7.5 in Southern Highlands Province on 26 Feb 2018 03:44hrs (local time) in PNG
26-Feb-2018
updated: 7-Mar-2018 EQ-2018-000020-PNG

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Created on 06 Apr 2018 08:10 +02:00.

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