GDACS daily newsletter for 09/08/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 9 Aug 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 09/08/2017

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 07 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 5.3M, Depth:41.46km) in United States 09/08/2017 05:48 UTC, Few people within 100km. On 8/9/2017 5:48:29 AM, an earthquake occurred in United States potentially affecting Few people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:41.46km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:47.07km) in United States 09/08/2017 05:40 UTC, Few people within 100km. On 8/9/2017 5:40:42 AM, an earthquake occurred in United States potentially affecting Few people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:47.07km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:20.08km) in China 09/08/2017 05:22 UTC, 400583 people within 100km. On 8/9/2017 5:22:42 AM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 400583 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:20.08km. Orange alert for tropical cyclone FRANKLIN-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.938 million. From 06/08/2017 to 09/08/2017, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 120 km/h) FRANKLIN-17 was active in Atlantic. The cyclone affects these countries: Mexico (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.938 million. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km) in China 09/08/2017 02:17 UTC, 468957 people within 100km. On 8/9/2017 2:17:04 AM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 468957 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:44.3km) in Chile 09/08/2017 01:46 UTC, 1027709 people within 100km. On 8/9/2017 1:46:37 AM, an earthquake occurred in Chile potentially affecting 1027709 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:44.3km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km) in China 09/08/2017 00:40 UTC, 436807 people within 100km. On 8/9/2017 12:40:21 AM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 436807 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km) in China 09/08/2017 00:22 UTC, 392126 people within 100km. On 8/9/2017 12:22:37 AM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 392126 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:10km) in China 08/08/2017 23:44 UTC, 418007 people within 100km. On 8/8/2017 11:44:31 PM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 418007 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:10km) in China 08/08/2017 23:39 UTC, 519870 people within 100km. On 8/8/2017 11:39:18 PM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 519870 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 6.3M, Depth:25.87km) in China 08/08/2017 23:27 UTC, 436807 people within 100km. On 8/8/2017 11:27:53 PM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 436807 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 6.3M, Depth:25.87km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:34.87km) in United States 08/08/2017 21:46 UTC, No people within 100km. On 8/8/2017 9:46:50 PM, an earthquake occurred in United States potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:34.87km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:46.38km) in Colombia 08/08/2017 20:43 UTC, 396073 people within 100km. On 8/8/2017 8:43:41 PM, an earthquake occurred in Colombia potentially affecting 396073 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:46.38km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km) in Russian Federation 08/08/2017 15:42 UTC, No people within 100km. On 8/8/2017 3:42:57 PM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 6.5M, Depth:10km) in China 08/08/2017 13:19 UTC, 519187 people within 100km. On 8/8/2017 1:19:49 PM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 519187 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 6.5M, Depth:10km. 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 08/08/2017, a Tropical Depression (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 4.5M, Depth:36.76km) in Indonesia 08/08/2017 11:04 UTC, About 2976 people within 100km. On 8/8/2017 11:04:01 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting About 2976 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:36.76km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:2km) in Turkey 08/08/2017 07:42 UTC, 1477790 people within 100km. On 8/8/2017 7:42:20 AM, an earthquake occurred in Turkey potentially affecting 1477790 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:2km.

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