GDACS daily newsletter for 12/09/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 12 Sep 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 12/09/2017

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 5 September 2017The 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:57.71km) in Mexico 12/09/2017 05:20 UTC, About 63000 people within 100km. On 9/12/2017 5:20:12 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting About 63000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:57.71km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:60.95km) in Mexico 12/09/2017 05:08 UTC, About 94000 people within 100km. On 9/12/2017 5:08:47 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting About 94000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:60.95km. Green alert for tropical cyclone JOSE-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 05/09/2017 to 12/09/2017, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 250 km/h) JOSE-17 was active in Atlantic. The cyclone affects these countries: Virgin Islands, U.S., Virgin Islands, British, Anguilla, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda, Montserrat, Guadeloupe (vulnerability High). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Red alert for tropical cyclone IRMA-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.243 million. From 30/08/2017 to 12/09/2017, a Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 296 km/h) IRMA-17 was active in Atlantic. The cyclone affects these countries: United States, Bahamas, Cuba, Turks and Caicos Islands, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S., Virgin Islands, British, Anguilla, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.243 million. Green alert for tropical cyclone FIFTEEN-E-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 11/09/2017 to 12/09/2017, a Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 56 km/h) FIFTEEN-E-17 was active in EastPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: [unknown] (vulnerability [unknown]). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:48.35km) in Mexico 12/09/2017 01:12 UTC, 160000 people within 100km. On 9/12/2017 1:12:36 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 160000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:48.35km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:44.38km) in Mexico 12/09/2017 01:00 UTC, No people within 100km. On 9/12/2017 1:00:17 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:44.38km. Red alert for tropical cyclone TALIM-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 9.807 million. From 08/09/2017 to 12/09/2017, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 213 km/h) TALIM-17 was active in NWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Japan, China (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 9.807 million. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:70.88km) in Mexico 11/09/2017 22:20 UTC, 560000 people within 100km. On 9/11/2017 10:20:56 PM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 560000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:70.88km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:48km) in Russian Federation 11/09/2017 21:52 UTC, No people within 100km. On 9/11/2017 9:52:09 PM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:48km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:62.38km) in Mexico 11/09/2017 21:09 UTC, About 58000 people within 100km. On 9/11/2017 9:09:14 PM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting About 58000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:62.38km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:35km) in Philippines 11/09/2017 18:25 UTC, 400000 people within 100km. On 9/11/2017 6:25:37 PM, an earthquake occurred in Philippines potentially affecting 400000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:35km. Green alert for tropical cyclone TWENTYONE-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 11/09/2017 to 11/09/2017, a Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 93 km/h) TWENTYONE-17 was active in NWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Philippines, China (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.6M, Depth:56.17km) in Volcano Islands, Japan Region 11/09/2017 17:35 UTC, No people within 100km. On 9/11/2017 5:35:12 PM, an earthquake occurred in Volcano Islands, Japan Region potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.6M, Depth:56.17km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km) in Greece 11/09/2017 16:20 UTC, 840000 people within 100km. On 9/11/2017 4:20:15 PM, an earthquake occurred in Greece potentially affecting 840000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km) in Russian Federation 11/09/2017 15:29 UTC, No people within 100km. On 9/11/2017 3:29:53 PM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:42.13km) in Mexico 11/09/2017 14:55 UTC, 150000 people within 100km. On 9/11/2017 2:55:59 PM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 150000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:42.13km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km) in United States 11/09/2017 13:26 UTC, About 77000 people within 100km. On 9/11/2017 1:26:34 PM, an earthquake occurred in United States potentially affecting About 77000 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 Hurricane IRMA - 17 - Bahamian Subregion and Jamaica
7-Sep-2017
updated: 11-Sep-2017 Hurricane IRMA - 17 - Haiti
7-Sep-2017
updated: 10-Sep-2017 Hurricane IRMA - 17 - Eastern and Central Caribbean
2-Sep-2017
updated: 11-Sep-2017 TC-2017-000125-DOM

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