GDACS daily newsletter for 14/04/2018

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Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 14/04/2018

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.

GDACS News

Satellite Mapping Overview as of 09 April 2018 The 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 4.9M, Depth:227.78km) in Solomon Is. 14/04/2018 04:33 UTC, About 4000 people within 100km. On 4/14/2018 4:33:52 AM, an earthquake occurred in Solomon Is. potentially affecting About 4000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:227.78km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:41.87km) in Argentina 14/04/2018 04:04 UTC, 180000 people within 100km. On 4/14/2018 4:04:41 AM, an earthquake occurred in Argentina potentially affecting 180000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:41.87km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:25.84km) in United States 14/04/2018 03:29 UTC, Few people within 100km. On 4/14/2018 3:29:43 AM, an earthquake occurred in United States potentially affecting Few people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:25.84km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:52.11km) in Indonesia 14/04/2018 03:29 UTC, 460000 people within 100km. On 4/14/2018 3:29:20 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 460000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:52.11km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:66.48km) in Indonesia 13/04/2018 23:51 UTC, 690000 people within 100km. On 4/13/2018 11:51:10 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 690000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:66.48km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:104.5km) in Russian Federation 13/04/2018 21:46 UTC, About 300 people within 100km. On 4/13/2018 9:46:53 PM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting About 300 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:104.5km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:42.99km) in Japan 13/04/2018 19:00 UTC, 100000 people within 100km. On 4/13/2018 7:00:00 PM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting 100000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:42.99km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:42.17km) in Turkey 13/04/2018 17:55 UTC, 2130000 people within 100km. On 4/13/2018 5:55:51 PM, an earthquake occurred in Turkey potentially affecting 2130000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:42.17km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:512.23km) in South Of Fiji Islands 13/04/2018 17:19 UTC, No people within 100km. On 4/13/2018 5:19:14 PM, an earthquake occurred in South Of Fiji Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:512.23km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:29.78km) in Turkey 13/04/2018 17:14 UTC, 2230000 people within 100km. On 4/13/2018 5:14:03 PM, an earthquake occurred in Turkey potentially affecting 2230000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:29.78km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:67.53km) in Indonesia 13/04/2018 16:22 UTC, About 33000 people within 100km. On 4/13/2018 4:22:27 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting About 33000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:67.53km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:498.25km) in Tonga 13/04/2018 15:44 UTC, No people within 100km. On 4/13/2018 3:44:28 PM, an earthquake occurred in Tonga potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:498.25km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:168.98km) in New Zealand 13/04/2018 13:38 UTC, No people within 100km. On 4/13/2018 1:38:11 PM, an earthquake occurred in New Zealand potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:168.98km.

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: 8-Apr-2018 EQ-2018-000020-PNG

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