GDACS daily newsletter for 25/09/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 25 Sep 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 25/09/2017

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 4M, Depth:10km) in Greece 25/09/2017 05:58 UTC, No people within 100km. On 9/25/2017 5:58:52 AM, an earthquake occurred in Greece potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4M, Depth:10km. Red alert for tropical cyclone MARIA-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 2.732 million. From 16/09/2017 to 25/09/2017, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 278 km/h) MARIA-17 was active in Atlantic. The cyclone affects these countries: Turks and Caicos Islands, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S., Guadeloupe (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 2.732 million. Green alert for tropical cyclone TWENTYTWO-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 23/09/2017 to 25/09/2017, a Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 56 km/h) TWENTYTWO-17 was active in NWPacific. 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 PILAR-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 23/09/2017 to 25/09/2017, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 74 km/h) PILAR-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 earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:159.24km) in Japan 24/09/2017 23:31 UTC, 1720000 people within 100km. On 9/24/2017 11:31:38 PM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting 1720000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:159.24km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:51.11km) in Mexico 24/09/2017 23:29 UTC, 230000 people within 100km. On 9/24/2017 11:29:31 PM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 230000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:51.11km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:96.97km) in Indonesia 24/09/2017 20:10 UTC, 1810000 people within 100km. On 9/24/2017 8:10:09 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 1810000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:96.97km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:15km) in Turkey 24/09/2017 16:57 UTC, 760000 people within 100km. On 9/24/2017 4:57:16 PM, an earthquake occurred in Turkey potentially affecting 760000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:15km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:54.62km) in Mexico 24/09/2017 12:33 UTC, 740000 people within 100km. On 9/24/2017 12:33:21 PM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 740000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:54.62km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.7M, Depth:60.06km) in Mexico 24/09/2017 10:06 UTC, 180000 people within 100km. On 9/24/2017 10:06:12 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 180000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.7M, Depth:60.06km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:33.52km) in Peru 24/09/2017 06:39 UTC, 570000 people within 100km. On 9/24/2017 6:39:39 AM, an earthquake occurred in Peru potentially affecting 570000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:33.52km.

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 7.1M, 51 km earthquake in Mexico
19-Sep-2017
updated: 20-Sep-2017 Hurricane Maria
18-Sep-2017
updated: 20-Sep-2017 Hurricane IRMA - 17 - Bahamian Subregion
7-Sep-2017
updated: 19-Sep-2017 Hurricane IRMA - 17 - Eastern and Central Caribbean
2-Sep-2017
updated: 20-Sep-2017 TC-2017-000125-DOM

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Created on 25 Sep 2017 08:10 +02:00.

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