May 4, 2017

GDACS daily newsletter for 04/05/2017

 

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 04/05/2017

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 4.5M, Depth:10km) in Canada 04/05/2017 03:13 UTC, About 187 people within 100km.
On 5/4/2017 3:13:47 AM, an earthquake occurred in Canada potentially affecting About 187 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km) in Tajikistan 03/05/2017 20:03 UTC, 724906 people within 100km.
On 5/3/2017 8:03:11 PM, an earthquake occurred in Tajikistan potentially affecting 724906 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:4.9km) in Russian Federation 03/05/2017 18:45 UTC, No people within 100km.
On 5/3/2017 6:45:12 PM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:4.9km.
map Red alert for tropical cyclone DONNA-17. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 76178.
From 02/05/2017 to 03/05/2017, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 204 km/h) DONNA-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 76178.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:35km) in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 03/05/2017 17:24 UTC, No people within 100km.
On 5/3/2017 5:24:54 PM, an earthquake occurred in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:35km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:48.35km) in Peru 03/05/2017 12:42 UTC, About 84132 people within 100km.
On 5/3/2017 12:42:48 PM, an earthquake occurred in Peru potentially affecting About 84132 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:48.35km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:10km) in Russian Federation 03/05/2017 08:53 UTC, 1833414 people within 100km.
On 5/3/2017 8:53:38 AM, an earthquake occurred in Russian Federation potentially affecting 1833414 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.2M, 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 04 May 2017 08:10 +02:00.


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