GDACS daily newsletter for 24/12/2017

By Newsroom America Feeds at 24 Dec 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 24/12/2017

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 4.7M, Depth:10km) in Central East Pacific Rise 24/12/2017 01:54 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/24/2017 1:54:37 AM, an earthquake occurred in Central East Pacific Rise potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:111.09km) in Russian Federation 24/12/2017 00:15 UTC, About 2000 people within 100km. On 12/24/2017 12:15:45 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting About 2000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:111.09km. Orange alert for tropical cyclone TEMBIN-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 20/12/2017 to 24/12/2017, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 148 km/h) TEMBIN-17 was active in NWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Philippines, Malaysia, Viet Nam, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar (vulnerability High). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km) in Iran, Islamic Republic of 23/12/2017 22:58 UTC, 760000 people within 100km. On 12/23/2017 10:58:15 PM, an earthquake occurred in Iran, Islamic Republic of potentially affecting 760000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km) in Russian Federation 23/12/2017 22:13 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/23/2017 10:13:02 PM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:64.03km) in Papua New Guinea 23/12/2017 21:36 UTC, 280000 people within 100km. On 12/23/2017 9:36:59 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting 280000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:64.03km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:49.51km) in United States 23/12/2017 19:11 UTC, About 900 people within 100km. On 12/23/2017 7:11:00 PM, an earthquake occurred in United States potentially affecting About 900 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:49.51km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:35.73km) in Papua New Guinea 23/12/2017 16:16 UTC, 140000 people within 100km. On 12/23/2017 4:16:05 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting 140000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:35.73km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:111.66km) in Myanmar 23/12/2017 15:45 UTC, 1350000 people within 100km. On 12/23/2017 3:45:00 PM, an earthquake occurred in Myanmar potentially affecting 1350000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:111.66km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:201.55km) in Vanuatu 23/12/2017 15:30 UTC, About 8000 people within 100km. On 12/23/2017 3:30:03 PM, an earthquake occurred in Vanuatu potentially affecting About 8000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:201.55km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Central East Pacific Rise 23/12/2017 15:15 UTC, No people within 100km. On 12/23/2017 3:15:46 PM, an earthquake occurred in Central East Pacific Rise potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:91.4km) in Indonesia 23/12/2017 14:51 UTC, 140000 people within 100km. On 12/23/2017 2:51:15 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 140000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:91.4km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:231.74km) in Indonesia 23/12/2017 09:27 UTC, 570000 people within 100km. On 12/23/2017 9:27:50 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 570000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:231.74km.

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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