GDACS daily newsletter for 04/12/2017

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Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 04/12/2017

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 4.7M, Depth:29.87km) in Indonesia 04/12/2017 03:12 UTC, About 83000 people within 100km. On 12/4/2017 3:12:57 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting About 83000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:29.87km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:10km) in Vanuatu 04/12/2017 01:35 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/4/2017 1:35:01 AM, an earthquake occurred in Vanuatu potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:184.11km) in Indonesia 04/12/2017 00:19 UTC, 360000 people within 100km. On 12/4/2017 12:19:25 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 360000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:184.11km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.7M, Depth:10km) in South Of Kermadec Islands 04/12/2017 00:08 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/4/2017 12:08:04 AM, an earthquake occurred in South Of Kermadec Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.7M, Depth:10km. 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 04/12/2017, 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 4.6M, Depth:5km) in Italy 03/12/2017 23:34 UTC, 2700000 people within 100km. On 12/3/2017 11:34:11 PM, an earthquake occurred in Italy potentially affecting 2700000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:5km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:42.61km) in Vanuatu 03/12/2017 23:34 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/3/2017 11:34:09 PM, an earthquake occurred in Vanuatu potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:42.61km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:114.05km) in Indonesia 03/12/2017 22:26 UTC, About 38000 people within 100km. On 12/3/2017 10:26:37 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting About 38000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:114.05km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:197.61km) in Solomon Islands 03/12/2017 21:32 UTC, About 4000 people within 100km. On 12/3/2017 9:32:48 PM, an earthquake occurred in Solomon Islands potentially affecting About 4000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:197.61km. 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. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:63.7km) in China 03/12/2017 17:50 UTC, About 38000 people within 100km. On 12/3/2017 5:50:19 PM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting About 38000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:63.7km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km) in Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge 03/12/2017 16:50 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/3/2017 4:50:28 PM, an earthquake occurred in Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 6M, Depth:24.73km) in Ecuador 03/12/2017 11:19 UTC, 1550000 people within 100km. On 12/3/2017 11:19:06 AM, an earthquake occurred in Ecuador potentially affecting 1550000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 6M, Depth:24.73km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:95.31km) in Myanmar 03/12/2017 09:47 UTC, 2230000 people within 100km. On 12/3/2017 9:47:14 AM, an earthquake occurred in Myanmar potentially affecting 2230000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:95.31km.

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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