GDACS daily newsletter for 20/10/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 20 Oct 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 20/10/2017

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 16 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:10km) in South Of Tonga Islands 20/10/2017 04:51 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/20/2017 4:51:17 AM, an earthquake occurred in South Of Tonga Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:189.15km) in Papua New Guinea 20/10/2017 02:22 UTC, 100000 people within 100km. On 10/20/2017 2:22:00 AM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting 100000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:189.15km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:56.82km) in Russian Federation 20/10/2017 00:47 UTC, Few people within 100km. On 10/20/2017 12:47:38 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting Few people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:56.82km. Green alert for tropical cyclone TWENTYSEVE-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 19/10/2017 to 20/10/2017, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 111 km/h) TWENTYSEVE-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. Orange alert for tropical cyclone LAN-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 68.087 million. From 15/10/2017 to 20/10/2017, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 213 km/h) LAN-17 was active in NWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Japan (vulnerability Low). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 68.087 million. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:26.37km) in Guam 19/10/2017 23:07 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/19/2017 11:07:24 PM, an earthquake occurred in Guam potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:26.37km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:10km) in Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge 19/10/2017 22:23 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/19/2017 10:23:27 PM, an earthquake occurred in Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:23.67km) in South Of Fiji Islands 19/10/2017 22:18 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/19/2017 10:18:54 PM, an earthquake occurred in South Of Fiji Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:23.67km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:31.2km) in Indonesia 19/10/2017 21:18 UTC, About 95000 people within 100km. On 10/19/2017 9:18:45 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting About 95000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:31.2km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:37.11km) in Northern Mariana Islands 19/10/2017 18:05 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/19/2017 6:05:57 PM, an earthquake occurred in Northern Mariana Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:37.11km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:15km) in Greece 19/10/2017 17:09 UTC, 290000 people within 100km. On 10/19/2017 5:09:04 PM, an earthquake occurred in Greece potentially affecting 290000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:15km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:49.08km) in Japan 19/10/2017 12:50 UTC, 2390000 people within 100km. On 10/19/2017 12:50:30 PM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting 2390000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:49.08km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.8M, Depth:10km) in Japan 19/10/2017 09:02 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/19/2017 9:02:01 AM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.8M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:29.09km) in Off E. Coast Of N. Island, N.Z. 19/10/2017 07:44 UTC, About 2000 people within 100km. On 10/19/2017 7:44:23 AM, an earthquake occurred in Off E. Coast Of N. Island, N.Z. potentially affecting About 2000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:29.09km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:126.67km) in Indonesia 19/10/2017 07:08 UTC, About 1000 people within 100km. On 10/19/2017 7:08:59 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting About 1000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:126.67km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km) in Philippines 19/10/2017 07:06 UTC, 2350000 people within 100km. On 10/19/2017 7:06:28 AM, an earthquake occurred in Philippines potentially affecting 2350000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:120.45km) in Philippines 19/10/2017 06:52 UTC, About 32000 people within 100km. On 10/19/2017 6:52:25 AM, an earthquake occurred in Philippines potentially affecting About 32000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:120.45km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km) in Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 19/10/2017 06:45 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/19/2017 6:45:02 AM, an earthquake occurred in Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, 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 Hurricane Maria
18-Sep-2017
updated: 12-Oct-2017 Hurricane IRMA - 17 - Eastern and Central Caribbean
2-Sep-2017
updated: 16-Oct-2017 TC-2017-000125-DOM

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