GDACS daily newsletter for 07/01/2018

By Newsroom America Feeds at 7 Jan 2018

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 07/01/2018

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 5.7M, Depth:35km) in Russian Federation 07/01/2018 02:24 UTC, About 600 people within 100km. On 1/7/2018 2:24:06 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting About 600 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.7M, Depth:35km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km) in Turkmenistan 07/01/2018 01:10 UTC, 180000 people within 100km. On 1/7/2018 1:10:27 AM, an earthquake occurred in Turkmenistan potentially affecting 180000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:35km) in Northern Mariana Islands 07/01/2018 00:42 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/7/2018 12:42:25 AM, an earthquake occurred in Northern Mariana Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:35km. Green alert for tropical cyclone IRVING-18. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 06/01/2018 to 07/01/2018, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 167 km/h) IRVING-18 was active in SWIndian. The cyclone affects these countries: [unknown] (vulnerability [unknown]). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Red alert for tropical cyclone AVA-18. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 1.314 million. From 02/01/2018 to 07/01/2018, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 176 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 1.314 million. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:532.11km) in South Of Fiji Islands 06/01/2018 23:58 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/6/2018 11:58:32 PM, an earthquake occurred in South Of Fiji Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:532.11km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:21.25km) in Russian Federation 06/01/2018 19:52 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/6/2018 7:52:32 PM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:21.25km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:43.26km) in Indonesia 06/01/2018 18:35 UTC, 210000 people within 100km. On 1/6/2018 6:35:10 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 210000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:43.26km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:6.74km) in Papua New Guinea 06/01/2018 18:15 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/6/2018 6:15:03 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:6.74km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:83.49km) in Indonesia 06/01/2018 15:39 UTC, 1460000 people within 100km. On 1/6/2018 3:39:44 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 1460000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:83.49km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:40km) in Iran, Islamic Republic of 06/01/2018 15:22 UTC, 1610000 people within 100km. On 1/6/2018 3:22:13 PM, an earthquake occurred in Iran, Islamic Republic of potentially affecting 1610000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:40km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:28.86km) in Colombia 06/01/2018 14:00 UTC, About 24000 people within 100km. On 1/6/2018 2:00:03 PM, an earthquake occurred in Colombia potentially affecting About 24000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:28.86km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:55.43km) in Indonesia 06/01/2018 13:52 UTC, 210000 people within 100km. On 1/6/2018 1:52:55 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 210000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:55.43km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:44.64km) in Japan 06/01/2018 13:45 UTC, About 2000 people within 100km. On 1/6/2018 1:45:28 PM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting About 2000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:44.64km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km) in Bonin Islands, Japan Region 06/01/2018 10:36 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/6/2018 10:36:01 AM, an earthquake occurred in Bonin Islands, Japan Region potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:49.88km) in Indonesia 06/01/2018 10:26 UTC, 290000 people within 100km. On 1/6/2018 10:26:38 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 290000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:49.88km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:35.63km) in Colombia 06/01/2018 07:56 UTC, About 70000 people within 100km. On 1/6/2018 7:56:49 AM, an earthquake occurred in Colombia potentially affecting About 70000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:35.63km.

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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