GDACS daily newsletter for 07/08/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 7 Aug 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 07/08/2017

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.

GDACS News

Satellite Mapping Overview as of 02 August 2017 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 4.6M, Depth:2km) in Turkey 07/08/2017 05:18 UTC, 1566576 people within 100km. On 8/7/2017 5:18:50 AM, an earthquake occurred in Turkey potentially affecting 1566576 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:2km. Green alert for tropical cyclone TROPICAL-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 06/08/2017 to 07/08/2017, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 111 km/h) TROPICAL-17 was active in Atlantic. The cyclone affects these countries: Honduras, Nicaragua, Belize, Mexico (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green alert for tropical cyclone NORU-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 20/07/2017 to 07/08/2017, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 259 km/h) NORU-17 was active in NWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Japan (vulnerability Low). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km) in Southwest Indian Ridge 06/08/2017 20:09 UTC, No people within 100km. On 8/6/2017 8:09:01 PM, an earthquake occurred in Southwest Indian Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km) in Ascension Island Region 06/08/2017 19:56 UTC, No people within 100km. On 8/6/2017 7:56:57 PM, an earthquake occurred in Ascension Island Region potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.8M, Depth:10km) in Southeast Indian Ridge 06/08/2017 19:32 UTC, No people within 100km. On 8/6/2017 7:32:06 PM, an earthquake occurred in Southeast Indian Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.8M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:31.16km) in Venezuela 06/08/2017 15:43 UTC, 1859507 people within 100km. On 8/6/2017 3:43:48 PM, an earthquake occurred in Venezuela potentially affecting 1859507 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:31.16km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km) in Off Coast Of Central America 06/08/2017 14:06 UTC, No people within 100km. On 8/6/2017 2:06:41 PM, an earthquake occurred in Off Coast Of Central America potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, 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 Montenegro fires
18-Jul-2017
updated: 19-Jul-2017

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Created on 07 Aug 2017 08:10 +02:00.

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