GDACS daily newsletter for 04/01/2018

By Newsroom America Feeds at 4 Jan 2018

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 04/01/2018

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.

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 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Turkey 04/01/2018 04:53 UTC, 1810000 people within 100km. On 1/4/2018 4:53:55 AM, an earthquake occurred in Turkey potentially affecting 1810000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:67.02km) in Russian Federation 04/01/2018 02:44 UTC, About 1000 people within 100km. On 1/4/2018 2:44:58 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting About 1000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:67.02km. Red alert for tropical cyclone AVA-18. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 1.122 million. From 02/01/2018 to 04/01/2018, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 130 km/h) AVA-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 1.122 million. Green alert for tropical cyclone BOLAVEN-18. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 01/01/2018 to 04/01/2018, a Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 56 km/h) BOLAVEN-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 4.8M, Depth:10km) in Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge 03/01/2018 22:42 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/3/2018 10:42:41 PM, an earthquake occurred in Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.1M, Depth:4.9km) in Greece 03/01/2018 22:15 UTC, 430000 people within 100km. On 1/3/2018 10:15:13 PM, an earthquake occurred in Greece potentially affecting 430000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.1M, Depth:4.9km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in China 03/01/2018 21:35 UTC, 3100000 people within 100km. On 1/3/2018 9:35:36 PM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 3100000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:25.05km) in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan 03/01/2018 21:32 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/3/2018 9:32:52 PM, an earthquake occurred in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:25.05km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:10km) in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan 03/01/2018 21:30 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/3/2018 9:30:22 PM, an earthquake occurred in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km) in China 03/01/2018 17:28 UTC, 160000 people within 100km. On 1/3/2018 5:28:36 PM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 160000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Southwest Of Galapagos Islands 03/01/2018 13:58 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/3/2018 1:58:39 PM, an earthquake occurred in Southwest Of Galapagos Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:79.83km) in El Salvador 03/01/2018 13:38 UTC, 4650000 people within 100km. On 1/3/2018 1:38:40 PM, an earthquake occurred in El Salvador potentially affecting 4650000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:79.83km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:241.96km) in Argentina 03/01/2018 13:34 UTC, About 86000 people within 100km. On 1/3/2018 1:34:23 PM, an earthquake occurred in Argentina potentially affecting About 86000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:241.96km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:31.86km) in Guam 03/01/2018 12:21 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/3/2018 12:21:32 PM, an earthquake occurred in Guam potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:31.86km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:570.56km) in Fiji 03/01/2018 11:46 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/3/2018 11:46:20 AM, an earthquake occurred in Fiji potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:570.56km.

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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