GDACS daily newsletter for 14/01/2018

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Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 14/01/2018

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 12 January 2018The 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 4.6M, Depth:48.63km) in Indonesia 14/01/2018 04:53 UTC, 1290000 people within 100km. On 1/14/2018 4:53:59 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 1290000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:48.63km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:480.55km) in South Of Fiji Islands 14/01/2018 00:54 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/14/2018 12:54:45 AM, an earthquake occurred in South Of Fiji Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:480.55km. Orange alert for tropical cyclone BERGUITTA-18. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 1.287 million. From 12/01/2018 to 14/01/2018, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 167 km/h) BERGUITTA-18 was active in SWIndian. The cyclone affects these countries: Mauritius, Miscellaneous (French) Indian Ocean Islands (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 1.287 million. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Myanmar 13/01/2018 23:29 UTC, 4100000 people within 100km. On 1/13/2018 11:29:46 PM, an earthquake occurred in Myanmar potentially affecting 4100000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:100.49km) in Papua New Guinea 13/01/2018 20:58 UTC, 240000 people within 100km. On 1/13/2018 8:58:28 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting 240000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:100.49km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:500.25km) in South Of Fiji Islands 13/01/2018 17:32 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/13/2018 5:32:06 PM, an earthquake occurred in South Of Fiji Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:500.25km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Iran, Islamic Republic of 13/01/2018 17:05 UTC, 2250000 people within 100km. On 1/13/2018 5:05:27 PM, an earthquake occurred in Iran, Islamic Republic of potentially affecting 2250000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:30km) in Greece 13/01/2018 16:30 UTC, About 4000 people within 100km. On 1/13/2018 4:30:13 PM, an earthquake occurred in Greece potentially affecting About 4000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:30km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:129.22km) in Chile 13/01/2018 14:19 UTC, About 21000 people within 100km. On 1/13/2018 2:19:03 PM, an earthquake occurred in Chile potentially affecting About 21000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:129.22km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.9M, Depth:23.5km) in Solomon Islands 13/01/2018 11:24 UTC, About 3000 people within 100km. On 1/13/2018 11:24:37 AM, an earthquake occurred in Solomon Islands potentially affecting About 3000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.9M, Depth:23.5km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:60.57km) in Indonesia 13/01/2018 07:11 UTC, 260000 people within 100km. On 1/13/2018 7:11:27 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 260000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:60.57km.

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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