GDACS daily newsletter for 30/12/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 30 Dec 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 30/12/2017

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 28 December 2017 The 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:95.1km) in Antigua and Barbuda 30/12/2017 03:14 UTC, 140000 people within 100km. On 12/30/2017 3:14:19 AM, an earthquake occurred in Antigua and Barbuda potentially affecting 140000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:95.1km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km) in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 30/12/2017 01:36 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/30/2017 1:36:02 AM, 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:9.83km) in Philippines 30/12/2017 01:24 UTC, 840000 people within 100km. On 12/30/2017 1:24:03 AM, an earthquake occurred in Philippines potentially affecting 840000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:9.83km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.7M, Depth:95.82km) in Papua New Guinea 29/12/2017 23:55 UTC, 160000 people within 100km. On 12/29/2017 11:55:56 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting 160000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.7M, Depth:95.82km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:62.42km) in El Salvador 29/12/2017 22:12 UTC, 1470000 people within 100km. On 12/29/2017 10:12:02 PM, an earthquake occurred in El Salvador potentially affecting 1470000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:62.42km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.7M, Depth:10km) in Southern East Pacific Rise 29/12/2017 21:20 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/29/2017 9:20:53 PM, an earthquake occurred in Southern East Pacific Rise potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.7M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:280.73km) in Northern Mariana Islands 29/12/2017 19:39 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/29/2017 7:39:26 PM, an earthquake occurred in Northern Mariana Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:280.73km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:111.17km) in Russian Federation 29/12/2017 19:20 UTC, About 2000 people within 100km. On 12/29/2017 7:20:45 PM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting About 2000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:111.17km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:49.23km) in Indonesia 29/12/2017 19:14 UTC, 400000 people within 100km. On 12/29/2017 7:14:30 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 400000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:49.23km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:346.84km) in Wallis and Futuna 29/12/2017 17:18 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/29/2017 5:18:47 PM, an earthquake occurred in Wallis and Futuna potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:346.84km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:79.69km) in Myanmar 29/12/2017 16:19 UTC, 890000 people within 100km. On 12/29/2017 4:19:14 PM, an earthquake occurred in Myanmar potentially affecting 890000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:79.69km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:228.07km) in Afghanistan 29/12/2017 14:59 UTC, 580000 people within 100km. On 12/29/2017 2:59:53 PM, an earthquake occurred in Afghanistan potentially affecting 580000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:228.07km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:22.98km) in India 29/12/2017 11:29 UTC, About 19000 people within 100km. On 12/29/2017 11:29:38 AM, an earthquake occurred in India potentially affecting About 19000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:22.98km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:108.02km) in Peru 29/12/2017 10:20 UTC, 210000 people within 100km. On 12/29/2017 10:20:10 AM, an earthquake occurred in Peru potentially affecting 210000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:108.02km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:51.64km) in Guatemala 29/12/2017 09:42 UTC, 1450000 people within 100km. On 12/29/2017 9:42:43 AM, an earthquake occurred in Guatemala potentially affecting 1450000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:51.64km.

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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