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Iran - Earthquake

- ECHO Daily flash of 01/12/2022

  • An earthquake of 5.7 M, at a depth of approximately 5 km occurred on 30 November at 15.17 UTC (18.47 local time) in Hormozgan province, southern Iran. The epicentre was located close to Dezhgan locality, and about 50 km north-east of Bandar-e Lengeh (coastal Hormozgan province).
  • Two aftershocks of 4.6 M and 4.2 M respectively were registered in the area on 30 November. USGS PAGER estimates that up to 4,000 people were exposed to very strong and up to 7,000 people to strong shaking.
  • According to media reports, one person was injured, and some damage to houses has been recorded in the area. In addition, power outages occurred in some areas of Bandar-e Lenge city, whilst a bridge connecting Bandar e Khamir to Bandar-e Lenge was affected. Search and rescue teams have been dispatched to the earthquake affected area. 

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Democratic Republic of the Congo - Landslide

- ECHO Daily flash of 01/12/2022

  • Heavy rainfall has been affecting the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), in particular the South Kivu province, over the past 48 hours, triggering a huge landslide that has resulted in casualties and widespread damage.
  • Media report, as of 1 December, nine fatalities, more than 20 injured people and over 50 collapsed houses in the Murambi village (South Kivu province) due to a landslide occurred on 29 November in the evening (UTC).
  • Over the next 24 hours, more heavy rainfall is forecast over the whole South Kivu province.

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Angola - Floods and landslides

- ECHO Daily flash of 01/12/2022

  • Heavy rainfall was reported on 27-28 November across Luanda capital city (coastal north Angola), causing floods and two landslide events, and resulting in casualties.
  • The Angolan authorities, through the Civil Protection accounted for 238 flooded houses to various degrees and 243 families (1,215 people) directly affected by the rains. Two children died and one individual was injured. 
  • Light to moderate rainfall is forecast on 1-2 December over northern and central Angola, including Luanda city.

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Brazil - Floods and landslides

- ECHO Daily flash of 01/12/2022

  • Since 27 November, floods and landslides caused by heavy rainfall have affected Paranà state in southern Brazil, causing damage and displacement.  
  • According to media reports, two people have died and more than 30 others are missing after a landslide hit the BR-376 highway in Guaratuba city (coastal Paranà). Search and rescue operations are ongoing, and a number of people have been saved. 
  • Civil Protection authorities report nearly 1,300 displaced people and 4,210 individuals affected by floods and landslides across nine municipalities in Paranà. At least 630 houses have been damaged.
  • Warnings for locally heavy rainfall have been issued for several areas in Paranà, including Guaratuba city. Moderate rainfall is expected over southern Brazil on 1-2 December. 

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New Zealand - Earthquake

- ECHO Daily flash of 01/12/2022

  • An earthquake of 5.4 M at a depth of 8 km occurred in central North Island (northern New Zealand) on 30 November at 10.48 UTC (23.48 local time). The epicentre was located in the lake Taupo, approximately 20 km south-west of the lakeside town of Taupo (southern Waikato Region) and 235 km south-east of Auckland City.
  • USGS PAGER estimates that up to 23,000 people were exposed to strong and 8,000 to moderate shaking.
  • The earthquake was followed by two main aftershocks of 4.5 M and 4.1 M (at a depth of 10 km) occurred in the lake nearby the epicentre of the main event.
  • Media report that a series of minor water surges reached the coast of Taupo and that the earthquake was felt also in the cities of New Plymouth, Napier, Hamilton, and Tauranga. As of 1 December, there were no immediate reports of casualties and damage.

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Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by national services

- ECHO Daily flash of 01/12/2022

Italy: Warning level 2/3 for Calabria and Puglia regions.


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Meteoalarm, as of 1 December at 8.00 UTC

- ECHO Daily flash of 01/12/2022

On 1 December: red alert for heavy rainfall over north-eastern Greece.
On 2 December: no red alert issued.


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Indonesia - Earthquake, update

- ECHO Daily flash of 30/11/2022

  • The number of casualties has increased across the West Java Province (Indonesia) due to the 5.6M earthquake at a depth of 10 km that occurred on 21 November at 6.21 UTC in Cianjur Regency.
  • The Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) reports, as of 29 November, 327 fatalities, 13 people still missing, 68 injured people currently hospitalised in Cianjur Town regional hospital and a total of approximately 108,700 evacuated people across several evacuation points.
  • The Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) continues to record tremors with high potential to trigger landslides, aggravated by possible heavy rains forecasted in the coming days.
  • Aid operations from BNPB, and from the local government of Cianjur Regency, NGOs and volunteers are still ongoing.
  • The Copernicus Emergency Management System, activated in rapid mapping mode (EMSR641) on 22 November, produced so far 14 satellite maps in order to support the damage assessment.


Download full version (PDF) uploaded on 30/11/2022

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USA - Volcanic eruption

- ECHO Daily flash of 30/11/2022

  • On 27 November, the Mauna Loa volcano (Hawaiian Islands, USA), started erupting lava flows from the summit region of the volcano and migrated over the Northeast Rift Zone on 28-29 November. On 30 November, the Northeast Rift Zone eruption of Mauna Loa continues, with several fissures and lava flows actively travelling in a northeast direction. This lava flow crossed the Mauna Loa Weather Observatory Road, and the flow front was located approximately 7.5 km from Saddle Road. As of 30 November at 2.23 UTC, visible gas plumes from the erupting fissure fountains and lava flows have been recorded by USGS.
  • According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and USGS, precautionary evacuations are in effect, two shelters have been opened with 56 occupants but currently, no property is at risk. In addition, the Mauna Loa Road has been closed from Kipukapuaulu to the summit caldera.
  • There are no flight restrictions but the aviation colour code is red (eruption is underway or suspected with significant emission of volcanic ash into the atmosphere).

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Ecuador - Volcanic activity

- ECHO Daily flash of 30/11/2022

  • Since 21 November, Cotopaxi volcano, located close to Latacunga city in Cotopaxi province (central Ecuador) about 50 km south of Quito, started a new volcanic activity, and the ash plume reached up to approximately 2 km above the summit of the crater.
  • According to the Geophysical Institute of Ecuador (IGEPN), on 26 November, a huge emission of gas and ash have been reported. The ash traveled north-northwest, more than 85 km from the source, and fall down across the sectors of El Pedregal, Tambillo, Guamaní, Amaguaña, Chillogallo, Quitumbe, Solanda, Lloa, Conocoto, Wholesale Market, Villaflora and Rumipamba.
  • As of 29 November, the activity is still ongoing. 

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