GDACS daily newsletter for 05/01/2018

By Newsroom America Feeds at 5 Jan 2018

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 05/01/2018

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 4.2M, Depth:10km) in Turkey 05/01/2018 04:33 UTC, 1810000 people within 100km. On 1/5/2018 4:33:20 AM, an earthquake occurred in Turkey potentially affecting 1810000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.2M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:57.37km) in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan 05/01/2018 03:53 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/5/2018 3:53:36 AM, an earthquake occurred in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:57.37km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:35km) in Japan 05/01/2018 02:02 UTC, 8880000 people within 100km. On 1/5/2018 2:02:25 AM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting 8880000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:35km. Orange alert for tropical cyclone AVA-18. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.204 million. From 02/01/2018 to 05/01/2018, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 167 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 0.204 million. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km) in Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge 04/01/2018 22:45 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/4/2018 10:45:47 PM, an earthquake occurred in Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:210.81km) in Indonesia 04/01/2018 19:57 UTC, About 18000 people within 100km. On 1/4/2018 7:57:32 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting About 18000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:210.81km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:34.7km) in Guatemala 04/01/2018 11:43 UTC, 5030000 people within 100km. On 1/4/2018 11:43:06 AM, an earthquake occurred in Guatemala potentially affecting 5030000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:34.7km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km) in Montenegro 04/01/2018 10:46 UTC, 1500000 people within 100km. On 1/4/2018 10:46:11 AM, an earthquake occurred in Montenegro potentially affecting 1500000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.69M, Depth:12.97km) in United States 04/01/2018 10:39 UTC, 7670000 people within 100km. On 1/4/2018 10:39:37 AM, an earthquake occurred in United States potentially affecting 7670000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.69M, Depth:12.97km.

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 05 Jan 2018 08:10 +01:00.

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