May 3, 2017

GDACS daily newsletter for 03/05/2017

 

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 03/05/2017

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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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 4.8M, Depth:10km) in Tajikistan 03/05/2017 05:36 UTC, 836757 people within 100km.
On 5/3/2017 5:36:31 AM, an earthquake occurred in Tajikistan potentially affecting 836757 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km) in Svalbard and Jan Mayen 03/05/2017 05:08 UTC, No people within 100km.
On 5/3/2017 5:08:48 AM, an earthquake occurred in Svalbard and Jan Mayen potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km) in Tajikistan 03/05/2017 04:46 UTC, 939172 people within 100km.
On 5/3/2017 4:46:55 AM, an earthquake occurred in Tajikistan potentially affecting 939172 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km) in Iran, Islamic Republic of 02/05/2017 21:12 UTC, 507218 people within 100km.
On 5/2/2017 9:12:11 PM, an earthquake occurred in Iran, Islamic Republic of potentially affecting 507218 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:12.69km) in Indonesia 02/05/2017 20:02 UTC, No people within 100km.
On 5/2/2017 8:02:46 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:12.69km.
map Red alert for tropical cyclone EIGHTEEN-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 28599.
From 02/05/2017 to 02/05/2017, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 204 km/h) EIGHTEEN-17 was active in SEPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Vanuatu (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 28599.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.9M, Depth:10km) in Ascension Island Region 02/05/2017 15:10 UTC, No people within 100km.
On 5/2/2017 3:10:22 PM, an earthquake occurred in Ascension Island Region potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.9M, Depth:10km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km) in Tonga 02/05/2017 14:06 UTC, No people within 100km.
On 5/2/2017 2:06:59 PM, an earthquake occurred in Tonga potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km) in Greece 02/05/2017 13:36 UTC, 110815 people within 100km.
On 5/2/2017 1:36:50 PM, an earthquake occurred in Greece potentially affecting 110815 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km) in Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 02/05/2017 09:43 UTC, 181183 people within 100km.
On 5/2/2017 9:43:09 AM, an earthquake occurred in Libyan Arab Jamahiriya potentially affecting 181183 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km.

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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
Peru - floods
17-Mar-2017

updated: 16-Apr-2017
FL-2017-000014-PER
Tropical cyclone ENAWO - Madagascar
5-Mar-2017

updated: 25-Apr-2017
TC20170306MDG

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Created on 03 May 2017 08:10 +02:00.


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