GDACS daily newsletter for 23/12/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 23 Dec 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 23/12/2017

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.

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 4.8M, Depth:10km) in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan 23/12/2017 06:06 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/23/2017 6:06:08 AM, an earthquake occurred in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:277.06km) in Mariana Islands Region 23/12/2017 05:10 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/23/2017 5:10:49 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mariana Islands Region potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:277.06km. Red alert for tropical cyclone TEMBIN-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 3.055 million. From 20/12/2017 to 23/12/2017, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 139 km/h) TEMBIN-17 was active in NWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Philippines, Viet Nam (vulnerability High). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 3.055 million. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:7.15km) in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan 22/12/2017 23:10 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/22/2017 11:10:55 PM, an earthquake occurred in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:7.15km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:64.43km) in Russian Federation 22/12/2017 22:28 UTC, About 1000 people within 100km. On 12/22/2017 10:28:25 PM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting About 1000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:64.43km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:45.77km) in Indonesia 22/12/2017 17:41 UTC, 660000 people within 100km. On 12/22/2017 5:41:15 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 660000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:45.77km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:38.36km) in India 22/12/2017 15:58 UTC, About 18000 people within 100km. On 12/22/2017 3:58:50 PM, an earthquake occurred in India potentially affecting About 18000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:38.36km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:45.58km) in Russian Federation 22/12/2017 14:44 UTC, About 1000 people within 100km. On 12/22/2017 2:44:17 PM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting About 1000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:45.58km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:1.72km) in Canada 22/12/2017 08:00 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/22/2017 8:00:12 AM, an earthquake occurred in Canada potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:1.72km.

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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Created on 23 Dec 2017 08:10 +01:00.

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