GDACS daily newsletter for 09/01/2018

By Newsroom America Feeds at 9 Jan 2018

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 09/01/2018

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:61.73km) in Japan 09/01/2018 04:43 UTC, 850000 people within 100km. On 1/9/2018 4:43:22 AM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting 850000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:61.73km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km) in Ecuador 09/01/2018 00:05 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/9/2018 12:05:55 AM, an earthquake occurred in Ecuador potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:112.08km) in Tajikistan 09/01/2018 00:05 UTC, About 26000 people within 100km. On 1/9/2018 12:05:49 AM, an earthquake occurred in Tajikistan potentially affecting About 26000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:112.08km. 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 09/01/2018, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (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 09/01/2018, 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 4.9M, Depth:536.26km) in Fiji 08/01/2018 23:59 UTC, About 5000 people within 100km. On 1/8/2018 11:59:41 PM, an earthquake occurred in Fiji potentially affecting About 5000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:536.26km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:512.53km) in South Of Fiji Islands 08/01/2018 22:56 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/8/2018 10:56:22 PM, an earthquake occurred in South Of Fiji Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:512.53km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:60.6km) in Japan 08/01/2018 20:52 UTC, 4680000 people within 100km. On 1/8/2018 8:52:08 PM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting 4680000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:60.6km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km) in Ecuador 08/01/2018 17:38 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/8/2018 5:38:29 PM, an earthquake occurred in Ecuador potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:40km) in Algeria 08/01/2018 16:20 UTC, 7110000 people within 100km. On 1/8/2018 4:20:13 PM, an earthquake occurred in Algeria potentially affecting 7110000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:40km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km) in Papua New Guinea 08/01/2018 14:41 UTC, About 48000 people within 100km. On 1/8/2018 2:41:56 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting About 48000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:35.36km) in Indonesia 08/01/2018 14:09 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/8/2018 2:09:47 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:35.36km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:169.35km) in Colombia 08/01/2018 12:58 UTC, 1830000 people within 100km. On 1/8/2018 12:58:28 PM, an earthquake occurred in Colombia potentially affecting 1830000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:169.35km.

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 09 Jan 2018 08:10 +01:00.

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