GDACS daily newsletter for 10/08/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 10 Aug 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 10/08/2017

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.

Orange alert for tropical cyclone FRANKLIN-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 1.117 million. From 06/08/2017 to 10/08/2017, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 139 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 1.117 million. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:59.63km) in Japan 10/08/2017 00:36 UTC, 38399623 people within 100km. On 8/10/2017 12:36:30 AM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting 38399623 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:59.63km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:11.02km) in Indonesia 09/08/2017 21:30 UTC, About 28482 people within 100km. On 8/9/2017 9:30:16 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting About 28482 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:11.02km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in China 09/08/2017 21:05 UTC, 732877 people within 100km. On 8/9/2017 9:05:57 PM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 732877 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Turkey 09/08/2017 20:14 UTC, 2292273 people within 100km. On 8/9/2017 8:14:09 PM, an earthquake occurred in Turkey potentially affecting 2292273 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:23.4km) in United States 09/08/2017 13:49 UTC, Few people within 100km. On 8/9/2017 1:49:28 PM, an earthquake occurred in United States potentially affecting Few people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:23.4km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:35.41km) in Vanuatu 09/08/2017 10:50 UTC, About 35016 people within 100km. On 8/9/2017 10:50:11 AM, an earthquake occurred in Vanuatu potentially affecting About 35016 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:35.41km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:43.4km) in Indonesia 09/08/2017 07:47 UTC, No people within 100km. On 8/9/2017 7:47:02 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:43.4km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km) in Tonga 09/08/2017 06:57 UTC, No people within 100km. On 8/9/2017 6:57:55 AM, an earthquake occurred in Tonga potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 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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