GDACS daily newsletter for 04/10/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 4 Oct 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 04/10/2017

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 2 October 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 4.7M, Depth:172.11km) in Northern Mariana Islands 04/10/2017 05:08 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/4/2017 5:08:57 AM, an earthquake occurred in Northern Mariana Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:172.11km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:35.55km) in Kermadec Islands Region 04/10/2017 03:22 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/4/2017 3:22:31 AM, an earthquake occurred in Kermadec Islands Region potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:35.55km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:126.96km) in Chile 04/10/2017 03:02 UTC, About 8000 people within 100km. On 10/4/2017 3:02:08 AM, an earthquake occurred in Chile potentially affecting About 8000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:126.96km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.8M, Depth:10km) in North Atlantic Ocean 03/10/2017 20:39 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/3/2017 8:39:05 PM, an earthquake occurred in North Atlantic Ocean potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.8M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:28.29km) in Russian Federation 03/10/2017 20:11 UTC, About 600 people within 100km. On 10/3/2017 8:11:50 PM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting About 600 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:28.29km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:10km) in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 03/10/2017 19:04 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/3/2017 7:04:26 PM, an earthquake occurred in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:22.78km) in Indonesia 03/10/2017 17:03 UTC, 470000 people within 100km. On 10/3/2017 5:03:11 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 470000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:22.78km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:78.62km) in North Island, New Zealand 03/10/2017 14:19 UTC, 220000 people within 100km. On 10/3/2017 2:19:43 PM, an earthquake occurred in North Island, New Zealand potentially affecting 220000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:78.62km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:74.86km) in Myanmar 03/10/2017 13:48 UTC, 1790000 people within 100km. On 10/3/2017 1:48:34 PM, an earthquake occurred in Myanmar potentially affecting 1790000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:74.86km.

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: 2-Oct-2017 Hurricane Maria
18-Sep-2017
updated: 2-Oct-2017 Hurricane IRMA - 17 - Eastern and Central Caribbean
2-Sep-2017
updated: 29-Sep-2017 TC-2017-000125-DOM Meeting Somali National Youth
29-Sep-2017
updated: 29-Sep-2017 Ururka Dhalinyarada Gobolada Waqooyi Soomaaliya

You receive this newsletter because you subscribed on GDACS. To change your notification settings, please log in at http://register.gdacs.org. The information of GDACS is provided by the following partners: European Commission JRC, United Nations OCHA, Dartmouth Flood Observatory, Pacific Disaster Centre, USGS National Earthquake Information Centre, European Mediterranean Seismological Centre, Global Volcanism Program and UNOSAT.

Created on 04 Oct 2017 08:10 +02:00.

Joint Initiative of the United Nations and the European Commission Reproduction authorised provided the source is acknowledged, except for commercial purposes.
©European Commission 2004-2012

Categories:
Tags:

[D] [Digg] [FB] [R] [SU] [Tweet] [G]

NEWSMAIL