GDACS daily newsletter for 02/01/2018

By Newsroom America Feeds at 2 Jan 2018

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 02/01/2018

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 28 December 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 4.6M, Depth:234km) in Tonga 02/01/2018 05:16 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/2/2018 5:16:57 AM, an earthquake occurred in Tonga potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:234km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km) in Greece 02/01/2018 04:24 UTC, 2160000 people within 100km. On 1/2/2018 4:24:16 AM, an earthquake occurred in Greece potentially affecting 2160000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:82.99km) in Volcano Islands, Japan Region 02/01/2018 02:53 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/2/2018 2:53:45 AM, an earthquake occurred in Volcano Islands, Japan Region potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:82.99km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:10km) in Southwest Indian Ridge 02/01/2018 02:16 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/2/2018 2:16:18 AM, an earthquake occurred in Southwest Indian Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km) in Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 02/01/2018 01:10 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/2/2018 1:10:09 AM, an earthquake occurred in Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:193.36km) in Afghanistan 02/01/2018 00:09 UTC, 1270000 people within 100km. On 1/2/2018 12:09:45 AM, an earthquake occurred in Afghanistan potentially affecting 1270000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:193.36km. Green alert for tropical cyclone ONE-18. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0. From 01/01/2018 to 02/01/2018, a Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 74 km/h) ONE-18 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 4M, Depth:7.6km) in Greece 01/01/2018 22:13 UTC, 2150000 people within 100km. On 1/1/2018 10:13:52 PM, an earthquake occurred in Greece potentially affecting 2150000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4M, Depth:7.6km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in North Pacific Ocean 01/01/2018 17:03 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/1/2018 5:03:40 PM, an earthquake occurred in North Pacific Ocean potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:231.39km) in Bolivia 01/01/2018 10:02 UTC, 100000 people within 100km. On 1/1/2018 10:02:25 AM, an earthquake occurred in Bolivia potentially affecting 100000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:231.39km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:12.98km) in Honduras 01/01/2018 09:40 UTC, About 89000 people within 100km. On 1/1/2018 9:40:08 AM, an earthquake occurred in Honduras potentially affecting About 89000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:12.98km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km) in Portugal 01/01/2018 09:24 UTC, No people within 100km. On 1/1/2018 9:24:58 AM, an earthquake occurred in Portugal potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km. Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:52.41km) in Indonesia 01/01/2018 07:26 UTC, 910000 people within 100km. On 1/1/2018 7:26:01 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 910000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:52.41km.

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 02 Jan 2018 08:10 +01:00.

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