GDACS daily newsletter for 13/12/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 13 Dec 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 13/12/2017

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 11 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 4.5M, Depth:23.77km) in Chile 13/12/2017 02:15 UTC, 120000 people within 100km. On 12/13/2017 2:15:20 AM, an earthquake occurred in Chile potentially affecting 120000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:23.77km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:117.06km) in Russian Federation 13/12/2017 02:00 UTC, About 3000 people within 100km. On 12/13/2017 2:00:39 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting About 3000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:117.06km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge 13/12/2017 01:39 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/13/2017 1:39:10 AM, an earthquake occurred in Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km) in Iran, Islamic Republic of 12/12/2017 23:27 UTC, 890000 people within 100km. On 12/12/2017 11:27:37 PM, an earthquake occurred in Iran, Islamic Republic of potentially affecting 890000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km) in Iran, Islamic Republic of 12/12/2017 21:49 UTC, 890000 people within 100km. On 12/12/2017 9:49:41 PM, an earthquake occurred in Iran, Islamic Republic of potentially affecting 890000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 6M, Depth:10km) in Iran, Islamic Republic of 12/12/2017 21:41 UTC, 890000 people within 100km. On 12/12/2017 9:41:31 PM, an earthquake occurred in Iran, Islamic Republic of potentially affecting 890000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 6M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:85.96km) in Indonesia 12/12/2017 19:55 UTC, About 21000 people within 100km. On 12/12/2017 7:55:36 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting About 21000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:85.96km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km) in Iran, Islamic Republic of 12/12/2017 16:50 UTC, 870000 people within 100km. On 12/12/2017 4:50:21 PM, an earthquake occurred in Iran, Islamic Republic of potentially affecting 870000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:108.76km) in Mexico 12/12/2017 15:34 UTC, 1870000 people within 100km. On 12/12/2017 3:34:24 PM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 1870000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:108.76km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km) in Vanuatu 12/12/2017 14:37 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/12/2017 2:37:52 PM, an earthquake occurred in Vanuatu potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:44.66km) in Mexico 12/12/2017 08:53 UTC, About 35000 people within 100km. On 12/12/2017 8:53:21 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting About 35000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:44.66km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.9M, Depth:10km) in Iran, Islamic Republic of 12/12/2017 08:43 UTC, 890000 people within 100km. On 12/12/2017 8:43:18 AM, an earthquake occurred in Iran, Islamic Republic of potentially affecting 890000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.9M, 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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