GDACS daily newsletter for 14/09/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 14 Sep 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 14/09/2017

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.

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 4.7M, Depth:64.83km) in Mexico 14/09/2017 05:03 UTC, 720000 people within 100km. On 9/14/2017 5:03:21 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 720000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:64.83km. Green alert for tropical cyclone MAX-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 13/09/2017 to 14/09/2017, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 111 km/h) MAX-17 was active in EastPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Mexico (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. 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 14/09/2017, a Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 102 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 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 14/09/2017, 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, British, Virgin Islands, U.S., 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. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:48.83km) in Japan 14/09/2017 00:27 UTC, 40190000 people within 100km. On 9/14/2017 12:27:23 AM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting 40190000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:48.83km. Red alert for tropical cyclone DOKSURI-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 1.765 million. From 11/09/2017 to 14/09/2017, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 167 km/h) DOKSURI-17 was active in NWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Viet Nam, Laos (vulnerability High). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 1.765 million. Orange alert for tropical cyclone TALIM-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 3.551 million. From 08/09/2017 to 14/09/2017, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 222 km/h) TALIM-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 3.551 million. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:38.2km) in Mexico 13/09/2017 21:42 UTC, About 28000 people within 100km. On 9/13/2017 9:42:17 PM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting About 28000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:38.2km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:39.9km) in Mexico 13/09/2017 21:30 UTC, 420000 people within 100km. On 9/13/2017 9:30:51 PM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 420000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:39.9km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:590.53km) in Indonesia 13/09/2017 19:37 UTC, 350000 people within 100km. On 9/13/2017 7:37:27 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 350000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:590.53km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:51.52km) in Solomon Islands 13/09/2017 15:21 UTC, About 41000 people within 100km. On 9/13/2017 3:21:39 PM, an earthquake occurred in Solomon Islands potentially affecting About 41000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:51.52km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:93.54km) in Mexico 13/09/2017 12:48 UTC, 570000 people within 100km. On 9/13/2017 12:48:32 PM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 570000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:93.54km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:549.09km) in South Of Fiji Islands 13/09/2017 06:39 UTC, No people within 100km. On 9/13/2017 6:39:25 AM, an earthquake occurred in South Of Fiji Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:549.09km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km) in Northern Mariana Islands 13/09/2017 06:26 UTC, No people within 100km. On 9/13/2017 6:26:36 AM, an earthquake occurred in Northern Mariana Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, 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
7-Sep-2017
updated: 13-Sep-2017 Hurricane IRMA - 17 - Eastern and Central Caribbean
2-Sep-2017
updated: 13-Sep-2017 TC-2017-000125-DOM

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