viernes, 15 de diciembre de 2017

GDACS daily newsletter for 15/12/2017

 

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 15/12/2017

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.

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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

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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 earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:91.66km) in Japan 15/12/2017 02:42 UTC, 34310000 people within 100km.
On 12/15/2017 2:42:26 AM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting 34310000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:91.66km.
map 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 15/12/2017, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 83 km/h) KAI-TAK-17 was active in NWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:197.36km) in Afghanistan 14/12/2017 23:48 UTC, 840000 people within 100km.
On 12/14/2017 11:48:35 PM, an earthquake occurred in Afghanistan potentially affecting 840000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:197.36km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:78.67km) in Solomon Islands 14/12/2017 23:40 UTC, About 50000 people within 100km.
On 12/14/2017 11:40:33 PM, an earthquake occurred in Solomon Islands potentially affecting About 50000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:78.67km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:20.96km) in Vanuatu 14/12/2017 20:36 UTC, No people within 100km.
On 12/14/2017 8:36:37 PM, an earthquake occurred in Vanuatu potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:20.96km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:9.01km) in China 14/12/2017 18:54 UTC, 480000 people within 100km.
On 12/14/2017 6:54:27 PM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 480000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:9.01km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km) in Chile 14/12/2017 18:10 UTC, 300000 people within 100km.
On 12/14/2017 6:10:34 PM, an earthquake occurred in Chile potentially affecting 300000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:90km) in Tonga 14/12/2017 18:06 UTC, No people within 100km.
On 12/14/2017 6:06:47 PM, an earthquake occurred in Tonga potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:90km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km) in Galapagos Triple Jungtion Region 14/12/2017 11:34 UTC, No people within 100km.
On 12/14/2017 11:34:15 AM, an earthquake occurred in Galapagos Triple Jungtion Region potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:35.43km) in Russian Federation 14/12/2017 10:39 UTC, No people within 100km.
On 12/14/2017 10:39:29 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:35.43km.

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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

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Created on 15 Dec 2017 08:10 +01:00.