GDACS daily newsletter for 03/01/2018

By Newsroom America Feeds at 3 Jan 2018

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 03/01/2018

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:10km) in Iran, Islamic Republic of 03/01/2018 04:13 UTC, 850000 people within 100km. On 1/3/2018 4:13:14 AM, an earthquake occurred in Iran, Islamic Republic of potentially affecting 850000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:150.58km) in Peru 03/01/2018 00:30 UTC, 420000 people within 100km. On 1/3/2018 12:30:37 AM, an earthquake occurred in Peru potentially affecting 420000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:150.58km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:35km) in Russian Federation 03/01/2018 00:22 UTC, About 100 people within 100km. On 1/3/2018 12:22:37 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting About 100 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:35km. Green alert for tropical cyclone ONE-18. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 01/01/2018 to 03/01/2018, a Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 56 km/h) ONE-18 was active in NWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: [unknown] (vulnerability [unknown]). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:43.27km) in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan 02/01/2018 23:17 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/2/2018 11:17:32 PM, an earthquake occurred in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:43.27km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:27.04km) in Tajikistan 02/01/2018 23:16 UTC, About 72000 people within 100km. On 1/2/2018 11:16:11 PM, an earthquake occurred in Tajikistan potentially affecting About 72000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:27.04km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:13.17km) in Algeria 02/01/2018 20:59 UTC, 7130000 people within 100km. On 1/2/2018 8:59:39 PM, an earthquake occurred in Algeria potentially affecting 7130000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:13.17km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:27.69km) in India 02/01/2018 20:47 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/2/2018 8:47:43 PM, an earthquake occurred in India potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:27.69km. Red alert for tropical cyclone THREE-18. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 1.264 million. From 02/01/2018 to 02/01/2018, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 120 km/h) THREE-18 was active in SWIndian. The cyclone affects these countries: Madagascar (vulnerability High). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 1.264 million. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Greece 02/01/2018 17:36 UTC, 2160000 people within 100km. On 1/2/2018 5:36:33 PM, an earthquake occurred in Greece potentially affecting 2160000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.9M, Depth:578.25km) in South Of Fiji Islands 02/01/2018 14:57 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/2/2018 2:57:18 PM, an earthquake occurred in South Of Fiji Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.9M, Depth:578.25km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:107.23km) in Philippines 02/01/2018 12:55 UTC, 240000 people within 100km. On 1/2/2018 12:55:18 PM, an earthquake occurred in Philippines potentially affecting 240000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:107.23km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:107.12km) in Philippines 02/01/2018 12:04 UTC, About 53000 people within 100km. On 1/2/2018 12:04:08 PM, an earthquake occurred in Philippines potentially affecting About 53000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:107.12km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:55.07km) in Mexico 02/01/2018 09:48 UTC, 540000 people within 100km. On 1/2/2018 9:48:39 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 540000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:55.07km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:136.3km) in Nicaragua 02/01/2018 09:40 UTC, 3090000 people within 100km. On 1/2/2018 9:40:29 AM, an earthquake occurred in Nicaragua potentially affecting 3090000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:136.3km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:242.53km) in Vanuatu 02/01/2018 08:10 UTC, About 36000 people within 100km. On 1/2/2018 8:10:00 AM, an earthquake occurred in Vanuatu potentially affecting About 36000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:242.53km.

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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