GDACS daily newsletter for 07/10/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 7 Oct 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 07/10/2017

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.

GDACS News

Satellite Mapping Overview as of 2 October 2017The 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 4.7M, Depth:178.13km) in Peru 07/10/2017 03:44 UTC, 470000 people within 100km. On 10/7/2017 3:44:22 AM, an earthquake occurred in Peru potentially affecting 470000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:178.13km. Green alert for tropical cyclone NATE-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 04/10/2017 to 07/10/2017, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 139 km/h) NATE-17 was active in Atlantic. The cyclone affects these countries: [unknown] (vulnerability [unknown]). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km) in Mid-Indian Ridge 07/10/2017 02:38 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/7/2017 2:38:07 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mid-Indian Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:7.01km) in Indonesia 07/10/2017 01:45 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/7/2017 1:45:45 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:7.01km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:10km) in South Of Kermadec Islands 07/10/2017 00:16 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/7/2017 12:16:31 AM, an earthquake occurred in South Of Kermadec Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Papua New Guinea 06/10/2017 23:05 UTC, About 11000 people within 100km. On 10/6/2017 11:05:03 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting About 11000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:196.33km) in Northern Mariana Islands 06/10/2017 21:25 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/6/2017 9:25:44 PM, an earthquake occurred in Northern Mariana Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:196.33km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:12.63km) in French Southern Territories 06/10/2017 18:43 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/6/2017 6:43:43 PM, an earthquake occurred in French Southern Territories potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:12.63km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km) in China 06/10/2017 17:44 UTC, About 45000 people within 100km. On 10/6/2017 5:44:22 PM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting About 45000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:10km) in Tristan Da Cunha Region 06/10/2017 17:41 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/6/2017 5:41:23 PM, an earthquake occurred in Tristan Da Cunha Region potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:30.86km) in Japan 06/10/2017 17:08 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/6/2017 5:08:04 PM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:30.86km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:47.42km) in Japan 06/10/2017 14:56 UTC, 1420000 people within 100km. On 10/6/2017 2:56:40 PM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting 1420000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:47.42km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:21.82km) in India 06/10/2017 14:00 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/6/2017 2:00:33 PM, an earthquake occurred in India potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:21.82km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:106.51km) in Papua New Guinea 06/10/2017 11:29 UTC, 110000 people within 100km. On 10/6/2017 11:29:01 AM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting 110000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:106.51km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 6M, Depth:10km) in Japan 06/10/2017 07:59 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/6/2017 7:59:33 AM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 6M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km) in Northern Mariana Islands 06/10/2017 07:05 UTC, No people within 100km. On 10/6/2017 7:05:52 AM, an earthquake occurred in Northern Mariana Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km.

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: 2-Oct-2017 Hurricane Maria
18-Sep-2017
updated: 2-Oct-2017 Hurricane IRMA - 17 - Eastern and Central Caribbean
2-Sep-2017
updated: 29-Sep-2017 TC-2017-000125-DOM Meeting Somali National Youth
29-Sep-2017
updated: 29-Sep-2017 Ururka Dhalinyarada Gobolada Waqooyi Soomaaliya

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Created on 07 Oct 2017 08:10 +02:00.

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