GDACS daily newsletter for 06/12/2017

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Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 06/12/2017

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 04 December 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:10km) in Iraq 06/12/2017 05:53 UTC, 2590000 people within 100km. On 12/6/2017 5:53:42 AM, an earthquake occurred in Iraq potentially affecting 2590000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:41.78km) in Philippines 06/12/2017 02:48 UTC, 1590000 people within 100km. On 12/6/2017 2:48:22 AM, an earthquake occurred in Philippines potentially affecting 1590000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:41.78km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:196.64km) in New Zealand 06/12/2017 00:56 UTC, 130000 people within 100km. On 12/6/2017 12:56:42 AM, an earthquake occurred in New Zealand potentially affecting 130000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:196.64km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:19.59km) in Solomon Islands 05/12/2017 23:45 UTC, About 39000 people within 100km. On 12/5/2017 11:45:57 PM, an earthquake occurred in Solomon Islands potentially affecting About 39000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:19.59km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km) in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 05/12/2017 21:29 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/5/2017 9:29:16 PM, an earthquake occurred in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:35km) in Indonesia 05/12/2017 20:46 UTC, 1900000 people within 100km. On 12/5/2017 8:46:31 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 1900000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:35km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:15.7km) in Chile 05/12/2017 17:00 UTC, 1180000 people within 100km. On 12/5/2017 5:00:36 PM, an earthquake occurred in Chile potentially affecting 1180000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:15.7km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km) in Iran, Islamic Republic of 05/12/2017 15:27 UTC, 2460000 people within 100km. On 12/5/2017 3:27:15 PM, an earthquake occurred in Iran, Islamic Republic of potentially affecting 2460000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:19.1km) in Japan 05/12/2017 15:22 UTC, 4610000 people within 100km. On 12/5/2017 3:22:12 PM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting 4610000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:19.1km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:3.21km) in Japan 05/12/2017 15:13 UTC, 3340000 people within 100km. On 12/5/2017 3:13:49 PM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting 3340000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:3.21km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:173.82km) in Indonesia 05/12/2017 12:48 UTC, About 85000 people within 100km. On 12/5/2017 12:48:13 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting About 85000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:173.82km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:55.15km) in Indonesia 05/12/2017 12:27 UTC, About 10000 people within 100km. On 12/5/2017 12:27:39 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting About 10000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:55.15km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:30.5km) in Indonesia 05/12/2017 12:14 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/5/2017 12:14:24 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:30.5km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:564.51km) in South Of Fiji Islands 05/12/2017 12:01 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/5/2017 12:01:13 PM, an earthquake occurred in South Of Fiji Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:564.51km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:62.63km) in Russian Federation 05/12/2017 09:06 UTC, About 1000 people within 100km. On 12/5/2017 9:06:07 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting About 1000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:62.63km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:41.06km) in Iran, Islamic Republic of 05/12/2017 07:26 UTC, 340000 people within 100km. On 12/5/2017 7:26:47 AM, an earthquake occurred in Iran, Islamic Republic of potentially affecting 340000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:41.06km.

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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