lunes, 18 de septiembre de 2017

GDACS daily newsletter for 18/09/2017

 

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 18/09/2017

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.

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GDACS News

Satellite Mapping Overview as of 11 September 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

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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.

map Green flood alert in Congo, Democratic Republic of the
On 16/08/2017, a flood started in Congo, Democratic Republic of the, lasting until 21/09/2017 (last update). The flood caused 50 killed and 0 displaced .
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.7M, Depth:10km) in Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 18/09/2017 05:28 UTC, No people within 100km.
On 9/18/2017 5:28:03 AM, an earthquake occurred in Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.7M, Depth:10km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:79.34km) in Russian Federation 18/09/2017 01:23 UTC, 150000 people within 100km.
On 9/18/2017 1:23:32 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting 150000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:79.34km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:587.97km) in Papua New Guinea 17/09/2017 23:12 UTC, About 23000 people within 100km.
On 9/17/2017 11:12:20 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting About 23000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:587.97km.
map Red alert for tropical cyclone MARIA-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.507 million.
From 16/09/2017 to 17/09/2017, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 204 km/h) MARIA-17 was active in Atlantic. The cyclone affects these countries: Dominica, Guadeloupe, Virgin Islands, U.S., Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Turks and Caicos Islands (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.507 million.
map Green alert for tropical cyclone JOSE-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.
From 05/09/2017 to 17/09/2017, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 250 km/h) JOSE-17 was active in Atlantic. The cyclone affects these countries: United States, Virgin Islands, U.S., Virgin Islands, British, Anguilla, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda, Montserrat, Guadeloupe (vulnerability High). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.
map Green alert for tropical cyclone LEE-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.
From 15/09/2017 to 17/09/2017, a Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 65 km/h) LEE-17 was active in Atlantic. The cyclone affects these countries: [unknown] (vulnerability [unknown]). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:129.26km) in Tonga 17/09/2017 20:29 UTC, About 500 people within 100km.
On 9/17/2017 8:29:07 PM, an earthquake occurred in Tonga potentially affecting About 500 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:129.26km.
map Green alert for tropical cyclone NORMA-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.
From 14/09/2017 to 17/09/2017, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 120 km/h) NORMA-17 was active in EastPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Mexico (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.
map Green alert for tropical cyclone OTIS-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.
From 11/09/2017 to 17/09/2017, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 204 km/h) OTIS-17 was active in EastPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: [unknown] (vulnerability [unknown]). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.
map Green alert for tropical cyclone TALIM-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.
From 08/09/2017 to 17/09/2017, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 222 km/h) TALIM-17 was active in NWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Japan (vulnerability Low). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:32.78km) in Tonga 17/09/2017 14:50 UTC, About 1000 people within 100km.
On 9/17/2017 2:50:03 PM, an earthquake occurred in Tonga potentially affecting About 1000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:32.78km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km) in Greece 17/09/2017 14:29 UTC, 100000 people within 100km.
On 9/17/2017 2:29:33 PM, an earthquake occurred in Greece potentially affecting 100000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.7M, Depth:21.57km) in Papua New Guinea 17/09/2017 14:26 UTC, About 56000 people within 100km.
On 9/17/2017 2:26:08 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting About 56000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.7M, Depth:21.57km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:74.47km) in Indonesia 17/09/2017 11:04 UTC, 200000 people within 100km.
On 9/17/2017 11:04:21 AM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 200000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:74.47km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:52.25km) in Japan 17/09/2017 09:25 UTC, 2780000 people within 100km.
On 9/17/2017 9:25:02 AM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting 2780000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:52.25km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:23.33km) in Panama 17/09/2017 08:17 UTC, About 69000 people within 100km.
On 9/17/2017 8:17:21 AM, an earthquake occurred in Panama potentially affecting About 69000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:23.33km.

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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
Hurricane IRMA - 17 - Bahamian Subregion
7-Sep-2017

updated: 13-Sep-2017
Hurricane IRMA - 17 - Eastern and Central Caribbean
2-Sep-2017

updated: 13-Sep-2017
TC-2017-000125-DOM

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Created on 18 Sep 2017 08:10 +02:00.