GDACS daily newsletter for 13/10/2017

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Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 13/10/2017

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 4.6M, Depth:350.86km) in Japan 13/10/2017 04:47 UTC, 930000 people within 100km. On 10/13/2017 4:47:15 AM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting 930000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:350.86km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km) in Central East Pacific Rise 13/10/2017 04:36 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/13/2017 4:36:07 AM, an earthquake occurred in Central East Pacific Rise potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:27.69km) in Russian Federation 13/10/2017 03:06 UTC, About 600 people within 100km. On 10/13/2017 3:06:19 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting About 600 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:27.69km. 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 13/10/2017, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 167 km/h) OPHELIA-17 was active in Atlantic. The cyclone affects these countries: Ireland, United Kingdom (vulnerability [unknown]). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.1M, Depth:10km) in Greece 13/10/2017 02:36 UTC, 380000 people within 100km. On 10/13/2017 2:36:39 AM, an earthquake occurred in Greece potentially affecting 380000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.1M, Depth:10km. Orange alert for tropical cyclone KHANUN-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 3.47 million. From 12/10/2017 to 13/10/2017, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 139 km/h) KHANUN-17 was active in NWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: China (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 3.47 million. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Solomon Islands 12/10/2017 22:46 UTC, About 31000 people within 100km. On 10/12/2017 10:46:50 PM, an earthquake occurred in Solomon Islands potentially affecting About 31000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:156.87km) in Argentina 12/10/2017 18:59 UTC, 110000 people within 100km. On 10/12/2017 6:59:08 PM, an earthquake occurred in Argentina potentially affecting 110000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:156.87km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:45.72km) in Indonesia 12/10/2017 16:56 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/12/2017 4:56:16 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:45.72km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:5km) in Svalbard and Jan Mayen 12/10/2017 15:50 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/12/2017 3:50:35 PM, an earthquake occurred in Svalbard and Jan Mayen potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:5km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:33.09km) in United States 12/10/2017 08:23 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/12/2017 8:23:03 AM, an earthquake occurred in United States potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:33.09km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:498.22km) in Fiji Islands Region 12/10/2017 08:20 UTC, About 3000 people within 100km. On 10/12/2017 8:20:09 AM, an earthquake occurred in Fiji Islands Region potentially affecting About 3000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:498.22km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km) in China 12/10/2017 07:52 UTC, 100000 people within 100km. On 10/12/2017 7:52:28 AM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 100000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:23.84km) in Japan 12/10/2017 06:12 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/12/2017 6:12:39 AM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:23.84km.

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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