May 16, 2017

GDACS daily newsletter for 16/05/2017

 

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 16/05/2017

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 5.1M, Depth:10km) in El Salvador 16/05/2017 04:03 UTC, 173714 people within 100km.
On 5/16/2017 4:03:48 AM, an earthquake occurred in El Salvador potentially affecting 173714 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.6M, Depth:65.48km) in Guam 16/05/2017 03:56 UTC, 160378 people within 100km.
On 5/16/2017 3:56:27 AM, an earthquake occurred in Guam potentially affecting 160378 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.6M, Depth:65.48km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:17.23km) in China 15/05/2017 23:12 UTC, 864944 people within 100km.
On 5/15/2017 11:12:53 PM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 864944 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:17.23km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:10km) in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 15/05/2017 21:12 UTC, No people within 100km.
On 5/15/2017 9:12:20 PM, an earthquake occurred in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.4M, Depth:10km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:77.07km) in Indonesia 15/05/2017 17:41 UTC, 225969 people within 100km.
On 5/15/2017 5:41:18 PM, an earthquake occurred in Indonesia potentially affecting 225969 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:77.07km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km) in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 15/05/2017 17:02 UTC, No people within 100km.
On 5/15/2017 5:02:04 PM, an earthquake occurred in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:14.94km) in China 15/05/2017 16:20 UTC, About 98572 people within 100km.
On 5/15/2017 4:20:00 PM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting About 98572 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:14.94km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:42.34km) in United States 15/05/2017 14:31 UTC, Few people within 100km.
On 5/15/2017 2:31:33 PM, an earthquake occurred in United States potentially affecting Few people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:42.34km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 6.2M, Depth:10km) in Papua New Guinea 15/05/2017 13:22 UTC, 245492 people within 100km.
On 5/15/2017 1:22:38 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting 245492 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 6.2M, Depth:10km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km) in Vanuatu 15/05/2017 13:01 UTC, No people within 100km.
On 5/15/2017 1:01:23 PM, an earthquake occurred in Vanuatu potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:31.81km) in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 15/05/2017 08:22 UTC, No people within 100km.
On 5/15/2017 8:22:56 AM, an earthquake occurred in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:31.81km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:10km) in Japan 15/05/2017 07:05 UTC, No people within 100km.
On 5/15/2017 7:05:36 AM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:10km.
map Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Japan 15/05/2017 07:03 UTC, No people within 100km.
On 5/15/2017 7:03:30 AM, an earthquake occurred in Japan potentially affecting No people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, 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
TC Donna (Vanuatu)
4-May-2017

updated: 4-May-2017
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 16 May 2017 08:10 +02:00.


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