GDACS RSS information

Near real-time alerts about natural disaster with a potential humanitarian impact

02/19/2018 06:00 PM
Red alert for tropical cyclone GITA-18. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 82817.
From 09/02/2018 to 19/02/2018, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 231 km/h) GITA-18 was active in SEPacific. The cyclone affects these countries: Tonga (vulnerability Medium). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 82817.

02/19/2018 06:57 AM
Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.9M, Depth:40.17km) in Mexico 19/02/2018 06:57 UTC, 1070000 people within 100km.
On 2/19/2018 6:57:01 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 1070000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.9M, Depth:40.17km.

02/18/2018 12:00 AM
Green alert for tropical cyclone KELVIN-18. Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.
From 16/02/2018 to 18/02/2018, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 148 km/h) KELVIN-18 was active in SEIndian. The cyclone affects these countries: Australia (vulnerability Low). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.

02/17/2018 12:36 AM
Green earthquake alert (Magnitude 5.8M, Depth:8.87km) in Mexico 17/02/2018 00:36 UTC, 770000 people within 100km.
On 2/17/2018 12:36:53 AM, an earthquake occurred in Mexico potentially affecting 770000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 5.8M, Depth:8.87km.