GDACS daily newsletter for 25/12/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 25 Dec 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 25/12/2017

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.

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 4.4M, Depth:10km) in Turkey 25/12/2017 05:30 UTC, 4560000 people within 100km. On 12/25/2017 5:30:19 AM, an earthquake occurred in Turkey potentially affecting 4560000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.4M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Iran, Islamic Republic of 25/12/2017 05:25 UTC, 320000 people within 100km. On 12/25/2017 5:25:38 AM, an earthquake occurred in Iran, Islamic Republic of potentially affecting 320000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Turkey 25/12/2017 05:13 UTC, 4280000 people within 100km. On 12/25/2017 5:13:51 AM, an earthquake occurred in Turkey potentially affecting 4280000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km. Orange alert for tropical cyclone TEMBIN-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 20/12/2017 to 25/12/2017, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 148 km/h) TEMBIN-17 was active in NWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Viet Nam, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Philippines (vulnerability High). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:81.05km) in Peru 24/12/2017 19:33 UTC, 310000 people within 100km. On 12/24/2017 7:33:20 PM, an earthquake occurred in Peru potentially affecting 310000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:81.05km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km) in Samoa 24/12/2017 17:33 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/24/2017 5:33:36 PM, an earthquake occurred in Samoa potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:74.55km) in Anguilla 24/12/2017 15:12 UTC, 130000 people within 100km. On 12/24/2017 3:12:52 PM, an earthquake occurred in Anguilla potentially affecting 130000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:74.55km.

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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Created on 25 Dec 2017 08:10 +01:00.

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