GDACS daily newsletter for 03/12/2017

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Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 03/12/2017

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 4.9M, Depth:62.73km) in Papua New Guinea 03/12/2017 02:37 UTC, 450000 people within 100km. On 12/3/2017 2:37:21 AM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting 450000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:62.73km. 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 03/12/2017, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 102 km/h) DAHLIA-17 was active in SEIndian. The cyclone affects these countries: Indonesia, Christmas Island (vulnerability [unknown]). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Orange alert for tropical cyclone OCKHI-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 29/11/2017 to 03/12/2017, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 185 km/h) OCKHI-17 was active in NorthIndian. The cyclone affects these countries: India, Maldives, Sri Lanka (vulnerability High). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:29.22km) in Philippines 02/12/2017 18:50 UTC, 460000 people within 100km. On 12/2/2017 6:50:29 PM, an earthquake occurred in Philippines potentially affecting 460000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:29.22km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:82.15km) in Kermadec Islands Region 02/12/2017 17:49 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/2/2017 5:49:07 PM, an earthquake occurred in Kermadec Islands Region potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:82.15km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:12.12km) in Congo, The Democratic Republic of the 02/12/2017 17:20 UTC, 6520000 people within 100km. On 12/2/2017 5:20:26 PM, an earthquake occurred in Congo, The Democratic Republic of the potentially affecting 6520000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:12.12km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km) in Papua New Guinea 02/12/2017 16:56 UTC, About 10000 people within 100km. On 12/2/2017 4:56:28 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting About 10000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km) in Svalbard and Jan Mayen 02/12/2017 16:40 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/2/2017 4:40:43 PM, an earthquake occurred in Svalbard and Jan Mayen potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:63.66km) in Russian Federation 02/12/2017 15:11 UTC, About 30000 people within 100km. On 12/2/2017 3:11:41 PM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting About 30000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:63.66km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:2km) in Iran, Islamic Republic of 02/12/2017 11:57 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/2/2017 11:57:53 AM, an earthquake occurred in Iran, Islamic Republic of potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:2km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km) in Iran, Islamic Republic of 02/12/2017 10:47 UTC, 890000 people within 100km. On 12/2/2017 10:47:04 AM, an earthquake occurred in Iran, Islamic Republic of potentially affecting 890000 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 Iraq / Iran Border Earthquake Magnitude:7.2M, Depth:19km
12-Nov-2017
updated: 14-Nov-2017

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