GDACS daily newsletter for 11/08/2017

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Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 11/08/2017

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 earthquake alert (Magnitude 6.2M, Depth:168.15km) in Philippines 11/08/2017 05:28 UTC, 28795909 people within 100km. On 8/11/2017 5:28:25 AM, an earthquake occurred in Philippines potentially affecting 28795909 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 6.2M, Depth:168.15km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:28.83km) in India 11/08/2017 03:34 UTC, About 51194 people within 100km. On 8/11/2017 3:34:54 AM, an earthquake occurred in India potentially affecting About 51194 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:28.83km. Green alert for tropical cyclone FOURTEEN-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 11/08/2017 to 11/08/2017, a Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 93 km/h) FOURTEEN-17 was active in NWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: United States Minor Outlying Islands (vulnerability [unknown]). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:37.64km) in United States 10/08/2017 22:28 UTC, No people within 100km. On 8/10/2017 10:28:09 PM, an earthquake occurred in United States potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:37.64km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.64M, Depth:23.43km) in United States 10/08/2017 18:59 UTC, No people within 100km. On 8/10/2017 6:59:34 PM, an earthquake occurred in United States potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.64M, Depth:23.43km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:10km) in Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 10/08/2017 09:51 UTC, No people within 100km. On 8/10/2017 9:51:51 AM, an earthquake occurred in Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:10km. 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 Tropical Storm (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:68.7km) in Russian Federation 10/08/2017 07:07 UTC, About 726 people within 100km. On 8/10/2017 7:07:51 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting About 726 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:68.7km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Portugal 10/08/2017 06:46 UTC, No people within 100km. On 8/10/2017 6:46:00 AM, an earthquake occurred in Portugal potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, 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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