GDACS daily newsletter for 22/09/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 22 Sep 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 22/09/2017

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 5.5M, Depth:10km) in Mexico 22/09/2017 05:33 UTC, About 100 people within 100km. On 9/22/2017 5:33:48 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting About 100 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km) in Ascension Island Region 22/09/2017 04:34 UTC, No people within 100km. On 9/22/2017 4:34:46 AM, an earthquake occurred in Ascension Island Region potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:5km) in Greece 22/09/2017 04:20 UTC, 690000 people within 100km. On 9/22/2017 4:20:21 AM, an earthquake occurred in Greece potentially affecting 690000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:5km. Red alert for tropical cyclone MARIA-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 2.732 million. From 16/09/2017 to 22/09/2017, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 278 km/h) MARIA-17 was active in Atlantic. The cyclone affects these countries: Turks and Caicos Islands, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S., Guadeloupe (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 2.732 million. Green alert for tropical cyclone JOSE-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 05/09/2017 to 22/09/2017, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 250 km/h) JOSE-17 was active in Atlantic. The cyclone affects these countries: United States, Virgin Islands, British, Virgin Islands, U.S., Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, Guadeloupe (vulnerability High). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Russian Federation 22/09/2017 00:48 UTC, No people within 100km. On 9/22/2017 12:48:00 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:65.44km) in Mexico 21/09/2017 20:22 UTC, 140000 people within 100km. On 9/21/2017 8:22:32 PM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 140000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:65.44km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:89.2km) in Chile 21/09/2017 19:58 UTC, About 19000 people within 100km. On 9/21/2017 7:58:58 PM, an earthquake occurred in Chile potentially affecting About 19000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:89.2km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km) in Iran, Islamic Republic of 21/09/2017 19:28 UTC, 870000 people within 100km. On 9/21/2017 7:28:40 PM, an earthquake occurred in Iran, Islamic Republic of potentially affecting 870000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:42.8km) in Papua New Guinea 21/09/2017 17:43 UTC, About 51000 people within 100km. On 9/21/2017 5:43:32 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting About 51000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:42.8km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:143.64km) in Papua New Guinea 21/09/2017 14:10 UTC, 150000 people within 100km. On 9/21/2017 2:10:18 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting 150000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:143.64km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:100.11km) in Mexico 21/09/2017 11:44 UTC, 730000 people within 100km. On 9/21/2017 11:44:29 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 730000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:100.11km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4M, Depth:10km) in Greece 21/09/2017 08:27 UTC, About 26000 people within 100km. On 9/21/2017 8:27:14 AM, an earthquake occurred in Greece potentially affecting About 26000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:6.87km) in Chile 21/09/2017 07:12 UTC, 210000 people within 100km. On 9/21/2017 7:12:39 AM, an earthquake occurred in Chile potentially affecting 210000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:6.87km.

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 7.1M, 51 km earthquake in Mexico
19-Sep-2017
updated: 20-Sep-2017 Hurricane Maria
18-Sep-2017
updated: 20-Sep-2017 Hurricane IRMA - 17 - Bahamian Subregion
7-Sep-2017
updated: 19-Sep-2017 Hurricane IRMA - 17 - Eastern and Central Caribbean
2-Sep-2017
updated: 20-Sep-2017 TC-2017-000125-DOM

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