Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 05/09/2022

 

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System — Newsletter 05/09/2022

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, floods and droughts. 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.

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ORANGE

mapOrange alert for tropical cyclone HINNAMNOR-22. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 14.092 million .
From 28/08/2022 to 05/09/2022, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 259 km/h) HINNAMNOR-22 was active in NWPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Republic of Korea, Japan, Russian Federation (vulnerability Low). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 14.092 million .
mapOrange earthquake alert (Magnitude 6.6M, Depth:10km) in China 05/09/2022 04:52 UTC, 20 thousand (in MMI>=VII).
On 9/5/2022 4:52:19 AM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 20 thousand (in MMI>=VII). The earthquake had Magnitude 6.6M, Depth:10km.

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mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km) in Off Coast Of Central Chile 05/09/2022 07:50 UTC, 1.2 million in 100km.
On 9/5/2022 7:50:58 AM, an earthquake occurred in Off Coast Of Central Chile potentially affecting 1.2 million in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km.
mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km) in Off Coast Of Central Chile 05/09/2022 07:49 UTC, 1.2 million in 100km.
On 9/5/2022 7:49:58 AM, an earthquake occurred in Off Coast Of Central Chile potentially affecting 1.2 million in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km.
mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in China 05/09/2022 05:38 UTC, 210 thousand in 100km.
On 9/5/2022 5:38:07 AM, an earthquake occurred in China potentially affecting 210 thousand in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km.
mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:121.536km) in Chile 05/09/2022 04:07 UTC, 160 thousand in 100km.
On 9/5/2022 4:07:45 AM, an earthquake occurred in Chile potentially affecting 160 thousand in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:121.536km.
mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km) in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan 05/09/2022 03:29 UTC, No people affected in 100km.
On 9/5/2022 3:29:44 AM, an earthquake occurred in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan potentially affecting No people affected in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km.
mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:50.038km) in Southern Sumatera, Indonesia 05/09/2022 03:17 UTC, 50 thousand in 100km.
On 9/5/2022 3:17:25 AM, an earthquake occurred in Southern Sumatera, Indonesia potentially affecting 50 thousand in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:50.038km.
mapGreen alert for tropical cyclone KAY-22. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 7529 .
From 04/09/2022 to 05/09/2022, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 157 km/h) KAY-22 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 7529 .
mapGreen alert for tropical cyclone EARL-22. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0 (0.26 million in Tropical Storm).
From 03/09/2022 to 05/09/2022, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 194 km/h) EARL-22 was active in Atlantic. The cyclone affects these countries: Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands U.S., Virgin Islands British, Anguilla, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda, Montserrat, Guadeloupe, Bermuda (vulnerability High). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0 (0.26 million in tropical storm).
mapGreen alert for tropical cyclone DANIELLE-22. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0 (0 in Tropical Storm).
From 01/09/2022 to 05/09/2022, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 148 km/h) DANIELLE-22 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 (0 in tropical storm).
mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 6.2M, Depth:10km) in Southern East Pacific Rise 04/09/2022 23:57 UTC, No people affected in 100km.
On 9/4/2022 11:57:32 PM, an earthquake occurred in Southern East Pacific Rise potentially affecting No people affected in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 6.2M, Depth:10km.
mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:10km) in Afghanistan 04/09/2022 21:57 UTC, 6.5 million in 100km.
On 9/4/2022 9:57:36 PM, an earthquake occurred in Afghanistan potentially affecting 6.5 million in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:10km.
mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:10km) in Loyalty Islands 04/09/2022 20:15 UTC, 4 thousand in 100km.
On 9/4/2022 8:15:04 PM, an earthquake occurred in Loyalty Islands potentially affecting 4 thousand in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:10km.
mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km) in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan 04/09/2022 19:53 UTC, No people affected in 100km.
On 9/4/2022 7:53:58 PM, an earthquake occurred in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan potentially affecting No people affected in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km.
mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:10km) in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan 04/09/2022 14:58 UTC, No people affected in 100km.
On 9/4/2022 2:58:22 PM, an earthquake occurred in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan potentially affecting No people affected in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:10km.
mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:57.313km) in Philippines 04/09/2022 14:48 UTC, 750 thousand in 100km.
On 9/4/2022 2:48:20 PM, an earthquake occurred in Philippines potentially affecting 750 thousand in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:57.313km.
mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km) in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan 04/09/2022 14:11 UTC, No people affected in 100km.
On 9/4/2022 2:11:10 PM, an earthquake occurred in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan potentially affecting No people affected in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:10km.
mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in North Of Honduras 04/09/2022 13:25 UTC, 90 thousand in 100km.
On 9/4/2022 1:25:27 PM, an earthquake occurred in North Of Honduras potentially affecting 90 thousand in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km.
mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km) in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan 04/09/2022 12:55 UTC, No people affected in 100km.
On 9/4/2022 12:55:19 PM, an earthquake occurred in Southeast Of Honshu, Japan potentially affecting No people affected in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km.
mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 6.9M, Depth:10km) in Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge 04/09/2022 09:42 UTC, No people affected in 100km.
On 9/4/2022 9:42:18 AM, an earthquake occurred in Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge potentially affecting No people affected in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 6.9M, Depth:10km.
mapGreen alert for tropical cyclone JAVIER-22. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0 (0 in Tropical Storm).
From 01/09/2022 to 04/09/2022, a Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 83 km/h) JAVIER-22 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 (0 in tropical storm).
mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:57.25km) in Southern Sumatera, Indonesia 04/09/2022 08:52 UTC, 360 thousand in 100km.
On 9/4/2022 8:52:14 AM, an earthquake occurred in Southern Sumatera, Indonesia potentially affecting 360 thousand in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:57.25km.
mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:60.934km) in Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan 04/09/2022 06:46 UTC, 1.4 million in 100km.
On 9/4/2022 6:46:17 AM, an earthquake occurred in Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan potentially affecting 1.4 million in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.7M, Depth:60.934km.
mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:35km) in Kuril Islands 04/09/2022 06:10 UTC, No people affected in 100km.
On 9/4/2022 6:10:08 AM, an earthquake occurred in Kuril Islands potentially affecting No people affected in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:35km.
mapGreen earthquake alert (Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:35km) in Philippine Islands Region 04/09/2022 04:32 UTC, 180 thousand in 100km.
On 9/4/2022 4:32:15 AM, an earthquake occurred in Philippine Islands Region potentially affecting 180 thousand in 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:35km.
mapGreen flood alert in Uganda
On 02/09/2022, a flood started in Uganda, lasting until 04/09/2022 (last update). The flood caused 3 deaths and 0 displaced .

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DAILY FLASH

Japan, China, Republic of Korea - Tropical Cyclone HINNAMNOR, update (ECHO FLASH 4 Sep 12:22:00 PM)

  • Tropical Cyclone HINNAMNOR continued moving northward over the East China Sea. On 4 September at 06.00 UTC, its centre was located about 330 km west of Naha island (south of Japan, Okinawa Prefecture) and approximately 730 km south of Jeju Island (Republic of Korea), with maximum sustained winds of 213 km/h (typhoon).
  • According to media reports, in Japan the typhoon lashed Okinawa and nearby islands with heavy rain and fierce winds, grounding more than 100 flights connecting the islands and parts of the main southern island of Kyushu. The typhoon is also expected to bring intense rainfall to the Korean Peninsula, bringing the possibility of flooding.
  • HINNAMNOR is expected to continue moving northward over the East China Sea as a typhoon and it is forecast to make landfall over the Busan City area (south-eastern Republic of Korea) on 5 September in the evening, with maximum sustained winds up to 185 km/h.

Germany - Forest Fires in Harz region in Saxony-Anhalt (ECHO FLASH 4 Sep 12:22:00 PM)

  • On 3 September, a fire broke out in the National Park in Harz Mountains in Germany, in the state of Saxony-Anhalt, causing the evacuation of hundreds of tourists from the area according to the media.
  • As of 4 September, the fire has affected an estimated area of 60 ha and, due to the drought and the presence of dry wood and underbrush in the area, it is spreading rapidly. 250 firefighters supported by the Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW), Park Management and medical personnel are deployed on site, as well as 2 Federal Police helicopters to support the operations.
  • In the early morning of 4 September, Germany requested assistance to the Union Civil Protection Mechanism (UCPM), namely two firefighting airplanes.
  • Two Canadairs from the rescEU offered by Italy have been mobilised and are expected to depart and arrive today to support the aerial firefighting operations. 
  • The EU’s Copernicus Emergency Mapping Service was activated to support the operations (EMSR630).

Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by national services (ECHO FLASH 4 Sep 12:22:00 PM)

  • Poland: Threshold level 2/2 exceeded at each one station in Dolnoslaskie and Wielkopolskie regions.

N/A (ECHO FLASH 4 Sep 12:23:33 PM)

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GDACS News

GDACS MAINTENANCEOn Tuesday September 6 2022 from 07.15 to 10.00 UTC the GDACS system will be under maintenance. There may be short down time. Apologies for any inconvenience.

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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
Afghanistan: Earthquake, 22 June 2022
22-Jun-2022

updated: 26-Jul-2022
EQ-2022-000232-AFG

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