GDACS daily newsletter for 09/10/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 9 Oct 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 09/10/2017

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 4.9M, Depth:173.38km) in Ecuador 09/10/2017 04:15 UTC, 240000 people within 100km. On 10/9/2017 4:15:21 AM, an earthquake occurred in Ecuador potentially affecting 240000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:173.38km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:10km) in Mid-Indian Ridge 09/10/2017 03:46 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/9/2017 3:46:44 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mid-Indian Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:123.26km) in Chile 09/10/2017 01:41 UTC, About 9000 people within 100km. On 10/9/2017 1:41:54 AM, an earthquake occurred in Chile potentially affecting About 9000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:123.26km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km) in Papua New Guinea 09/10/2017 01:39 UTC, About 10000 people within 100km. On 10/9/2017 1:39:22 AM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting About 10000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km) in Mid-Indian Ridge 09/10/2017 00:28 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/9/2017 12:28:24 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mid-Indian Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km. Orange alert for tropical cyclone TWENTYTHRE-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 08/10/2017 to 09/10/2017, a Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 65 km/h) TWENTYTHRE-17 was active in NWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: China, Viet Nam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand (vulnerability High). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:21.44km) in China 08/10/2017 23:29 UTC, 600000 people within 100km. On 10/8/2017 11:29:53 PM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 600000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:21.44km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 6.6M, Depth:111.84km) in Russian Federation 08/10/2017 22:34 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/8/2017 10:34:33 PM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 6.6M, Depth:111.84km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:40km) in Egypt 08/10/2017 22:14 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/8/2017 10:14:50 PM, an earthquake occurred in Egypt potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:40km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 6.3M, Depth:10km) in Balleny Islands Region 08/10/2017 20:48 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/8/2017 8:48:58 PM, an earthquake occurred in Balleny Islands Region potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 6.3M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:20.24km) in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan 08/10/2017 19:19 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/8/2017 7:19:42 PM, an earthquake occurred in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:20.24km. Green alert for tropical cyclone NATE-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 04/10/2017 to 08/10/2017, a Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 148 km/h) NATE-17 was active in Atlantic. The cyclone affects these countries: United States (vulnerability Low). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km) in Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 08/10/2017 14:14 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/8/2017 2:14:14 PM, an earthquake occurred in Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 6.1M, Depth:10km) in Tonga Islands 08/10/2017 14:04 UTC, Few people within 100km. On 10/8/2017 2:04:38 PM, an earthquake occurred in Tonga Islands potentially affecting Few people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 6.1M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:29.36km) in Philippines 08/10/2017 12:42 UTC, 6890000 people within 100km. On 10/8/2017 12:42:37 PM, an earthquake occurred in Philippines potentially affecting 6890000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:29.36km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:32.6km) in Papua New Guinea 08/10/2017 12:24 UTC, About 14000 people within 100km. On 10/8/2017 12:24:51 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting About 14000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:32.6km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km) in Mexico 08/10/2017 09:12 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/8/2017 9:12:00 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, 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 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

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