GDACS daily newsletter for 12/10/2017

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Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 12/10/2017

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.

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 5.3M, Depth:30.41km) in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 12/10/2017 03:12 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/12/2017 3:12:27 AM, an earthquake occurred in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:30.41km. Green alert for tropical cyclone OPHELIA-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 09/10/2017 to 12/10/2017, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 148 km/h) OPHELIA-17 was active in Atlantic. The cyclone affects these countries: Ireland (vulnerability [unknown]). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:54.35km) in Mexico 12/10/2017 00:44 UTC, 900000 people within 100km. On 10/12/2017 12:44:19 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 900000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:54.35km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:8.7km) in United States 12/10/2017 00:01 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/12/2017 12:01:53 AM, an earthquake occurred in United States potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:8.7km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:12.9km) in Greece 11/10/2017 22:49 UTC, 160000 people within 100km. On 10/11/2017 10:49:44 PM, an earthquake occurred in Greece potentially affecting 160000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:12.9km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:54.15km) in Papua New Guinea 11/10/2017 21:56 UTC, 710000 people within 100km. On 10/11/2017 9:56:55 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting 710000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:54.15km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km) in Tonga 11/10/2017 13:15 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/11/2017 1:15:03 PM, an earthquake occurred in Tonga potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km) in Canada 11/10/2017 09:26 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/11/2017 9:26:08 AM, an earthquake occurred in Canada potentially affecting No 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 7.1M, 51 km earthquake in Mexico
19-Sep-2017
updated: 9-Oct-2017 Hurricane Maria
18-Sep-2017
updated: 7-Oct-2017 Hurricane IRMA - 17 - Eastern and Central Caribbean
2-Sep-2017
updated: 7-Oct-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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Created on 12 Oct 2017 08:10 +02:00.

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