GDACS daily newsletter for 30/11/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 30 Nov 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 30/11/2017

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 27 November 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 6.7M, Depth:10km) in Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge 30/11/2017 06:32 UTC, No people within 100km. On 11/30/2017 6:32:51 AM, an earthquake occurred in Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 6.7M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:97.95km) in Papua New Guinea 30/11/2017 05:50 UTC, 280000 people within 100km. On 11/30/2017 5:50:19 AM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting 280000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:97.95km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:206.07km) in Russian Federation 30/11/2017 04:24 UTC, Few people within 100km. On 11/30/2017 4:24:28 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting Few people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:206.07km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:35.65km) in Mexico 30/11/2017 03:20 UTC, 670000 people within 100km. On 11/30/2017 3:20:27 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 670000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:35.65km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:59.02km) in Philippines 30/11/2017 01:16 UTC, 1140000 people within 100km. On 11/30/2017 1:16:08 AM, an earthquake occurred in Philippines potentially affecting 1140000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:59.02km. Green alert for tropical cyclone DAHLIA-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 30/11/2017 to 30/11/2017, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 102 km/h) DAHLIA-17 was active in SEIndian. The cyclone affects these countries: Christmas Island (vulnerability [unknown]). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Orange alert for tropical cyclone THREE-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 29/11/2017 to 30/11/2017, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 167 km/h) THREE-17 was active in NorthIndian. The cyclone affects these countries: India, Sri Lanka (vulnerability High). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:160.32km) in Indonesia 29/11/2017 23:53 UTC, About 900 people within 100km. On 11/29/2017 11:53:50 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting About 900 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:160.32km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:92.89km) in New Zealand 29/11/2017 23:33 UTC, 240000 people within 100km. On 11/29/2017 11:33:38 PM, an earthquake occurred in New Zealand potentially affecting 240000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:92.89km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:10km) in Russian Federation 29/11/2017 22:32 UTC, About 700 people within 100km. On 11/29/2017 10:32:23 PM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting About 700 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:116.48km) in Argentina 29/11/2017 16:35 UTC, 1940000 people within 100km. On 11/29/2017 4:35:04 PM, an earthquake occurred in Argentina potentially affecting 1940000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:116.48km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:35.57km) in Indonesia 29/11/2017 15:31 UTC, No people within 100km. On 11/29/2017 3:31:31 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:35.57km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:117.93km) in Indonesia 29/11/2017 12:54 UTC, 460000 people within 100km. On 11/29/2017 12:54:37 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 460000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:117.93km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:119.46km) in Chile 29/11/2017 10:02 UTC, 6580000 people within 100km. On 11/29/2017 10:02:53 AM, an earthquake occurred in Chile potentially affecting 6580000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:119.46km.

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 Iraq / Iran Border Earthquake Magnitude:7.2M, Depth:19km
12-Nov-2017
updated: 14-Nov-2017

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