GDACS daily newsletter for 06/11/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 6 Nov 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 06/11/2017

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 31 October 2017 The 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 5.4M, Depth:24.78km) in Samoa 06/11/2017 06:36 UTC, About 1000 people within 100km. On 11/6/2017 6:36:02 AM, an earthquake occurred in Samoa potentially affecting About 1000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:24.78km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:27.99km) in Japan 06/11/2017 04:40 UTC, No people within 100km. On 11/6/2017 4:40:28 AM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:27.99km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km) in Nepal 06/11/2017 03:09 UTC, 2060000 people within 100km. On 11/6/2017 3:09:03 AM, an earthquake occurred in Nepal potentially affecting 2060000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:137.13km) in Papua New Guinea 06/11/2017 00:28 UTC, 130000 people within 100km. On 11/6/2017 12:28:27 AM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting 130000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:137.13km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:152.63km) in Peru 05/11/2017 22:49 UTC, 400000 people within 100km. On 11/5/2017 10:49:35 PM, an earthquake occurred in Peru potentially affecting 400000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:152.63km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km) in New Caledonia 05/11/2017 20:22 UTC, About 5000 people within 100km. On 11/5/2017 8:22:57 PM, an earthquake occurred in New Caledonia potentially affecting About 5000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Russian Federation 05/11/2017 17:32 UTC, About 3000 people within 100km. On 11/5/2017 5:32:59 PM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting About 3000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:137.9km) in United States 05/11/2017 17:03 UTC, Few people within 100km. On 11/5/2017 5:03:02 PM, an earthquake occurred in United States potentially affecting Few people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:137.9km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:46.7km) in Trinidad and Tobago 05/11/2017 15:00 UTC, 170000 people within 100km. On 11/5/2017 3:00:24 PM, an earthquake occurred in Trinidad and Tobago potentially affecting 170000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:46.7km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km) in Northern Mariana Islands 05/11/2017 07:29 UTC, No people within 100km. On 11/5/2017 7:29:15 AM, an earthquake occurred in Northern Mariana Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km) in New Caledonia 05/11/2017 07:19 UTC, About 5000 people within 100km. On 11/5/2017 7:19:11 AM, an earthquake occurred in New Caledonia potentially affecting About 5000 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

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Created on 06 Nov 2017 08:10 +01:00.

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