Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 14/12/2017
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
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 4.6M, Depth:11.89km) in Panama 14/12/2017 01:11 UTC, 380000 people within 100km. On 12/14/2017 1:11:09 AM, an earthquake occurred in Panama potentially affecting 380000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:11.89km. Green alert for tropical cyclone THIRTYTWO-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 13/12/2017 to 14/12/2017, a Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 74 km/h) THIRTYTWO-17 was active in NWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Philippines (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 6.5M, Depth:10km) in Norway 13/12/2017 18:03 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/13/2017 6:03:42 PM, an earthquake occurred in Norway potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 6.5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:135.73km) in Indonesia 13/12/2017 13:37 UTC, 3070000 people within 100km. On 12/13/2017 1:37:31 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 3070000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:135.73km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:147.27km) in Guam 13/12/2017 09:13 UTC, About 22000 people within 100km. On 12/13/2017 9:13:07 AM, an earthquake occurred in Guam potentially affecting About 22000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:147.27km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:40km) in Greece 13/12/2017 07:30 UTC, 160000 people within 100km. On 12/13/2017 7:30:06 AM, an earthquake occurred in Greece potentially affecting 160000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:40km. 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
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