Forest Fire (27051 ha) in Australia 14 Sep 2022

Event summary

This forest fire is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1009328
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 14 Sep 2022 - 24 Sep 2022
Duration (days): 10
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 27051 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)

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Impact Timeline

IDAlert colorGDACS ScorePopulation AffectedBurned Area (ha)Last UpdateSource
1 0.5 0 6581 16 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 9060 17 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 10127 18 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 11356 19 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 12012 20 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS
6 0.5 0 19986 21 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS
7 0.5 0 20757 22 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS
8 0.5 0 21653 23 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS
9 0.5 0 24337 24 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS
10 0.5 0 27051 25 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Australia , Territory of Northern Territory (population 161,294) . The nearest places are and Alice Springs.

Radius Population
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people
1 km no people
Burned Area no people


Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Northern Territory Australia 160000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Alice Springs Northern Territory Australia Major city 26000 people 71 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Woodgreen WOG unknown 0 67 km
Alice Springs ASP 545 Civ. Paved Yes 7900 83 km
Mt. Swan MSF unknown 0 103 km

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Nuclear plants

More information

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