GDACS daily newsletter for 18/12/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 18 Dec 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 18/12/2017

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 11 December 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 alert for tropical cyclone KAI-TAK-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 13/12/2017 to 18/12/2017, a Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 93 km/h) KAI-TAK-17 was active in NWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Philippines (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:10km) in W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia 17/12/2017 23:41 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/17/2017 11:41:16 PM, an earthquake occurred in W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:156.32km) in Papua New Guinea 17/12/2017 18:57 UTC, 150000 people within 100km. On 12/17/2017 6:57:58 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting 150000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:156.32km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:30.94km) in Indonesia 17/12/2017 15:53 UTC, 310000 people within 100km. On 12/17/2017 3:53:22 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 310000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:30.94km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:48.82km) in Philippines 17/12/2017 14:32 UTC, 800000 people within 100km. On 12/17/2017 2:32:14 PM, an earthquake occurred in Philippines potentially affecting 800000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:48.82km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:10km) in W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia 17/12/2017 14:25 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/17/2017 2:25:18 PM, an earthquake occurred in W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:35km) in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 17/12/2017 14:06 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/17/2017 2:06:59 PM, an earthquake occurred in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:35km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:57.03km) in Indonesia 17/12/2017 12:12 UTC, 1460000 people within 100km. On 12/17/2017 12:12:59 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 1460000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:57.03km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:29.68km) in Russian Federation 17/12/2017 11:42 UTC, Few people within 100km. On 12/17/2017 11:42:17 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting Few people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:29.68km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:54.15km) in Ecuador 17/12/2017 09:16 UTC, 570000 people within 100km. On 12/17/2017 9:16:31 AM, an earthquake occurred in Ecuador potentially affecting 570000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:54.15km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:70.14km) in Philippines 17/12/2017 08:15 UTC, 2260000 people within 100km. On 12/17/2017 8:15:28 AM, an earthquake occurred in Philippines potentially affecting 2260000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:70.14km.

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

You receive this newsletter because you subscribed on GDACS. To change your notification settings, please log in at http://register.gdacs.org. The information of GDACS is provided by the following partners: European Commission JRC, United Nations OCHA, Dartmouth Flood Observatory, Pacific Disaster Centre, USGS National Earthquake Information Centre, European Mediterranean Seismological Centre, Global Volcanism Program and UNOSAT.

Created on 18 Dec 2017 08:10 +01:00.

Joint Initiative of the United Nations and the European Commission Reproduction authorised provided the source is acknowledged, except for commercial purposes.
©European Commission 2004-2012

Categories:
Tags:

[D] [Digg] [FB] [R] [SU] [Tweet] [G]

NEWSMAIL