Forest Fire (60737 ha) in Australia 02 Dec 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 1010276
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 02 Dec 2022 - 11 Dec 2022
Duration (days): 9
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 60737 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

GDACS Score


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Impact Timeline

IDAlert colorGDACS ScorePopulation AffectedBurned Area (ha)Last UpdateSource
1 0.5 0 12087 03 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 37605 04 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 39198 05 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 55538 06 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 60737 07 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
6 0.5 0 62016 08 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
7 0.5 0 63885 09 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
8 0.5 0 64225 10 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
9 0.5 0 67204 11 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
10 0.5 0 67544 12 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS

Fires Joined

This event includes other close identified fires:

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Australia , State of Western Australia (population 1,655,588) . The nearest places are and Derby.

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
Western Australia Australia 1.7 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Derby Western Australia Australia City - 98 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
Myroodah MYO unknown 0 57 km
Carroll 91 Civ. Paved Yes 10000 70 km
Derby DRB 7 Civ. Paved Yes 5600 92 km
Kimberly Downs KBD unknown 0 116 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Derby AUDRB Coral Sea Islands 102 km

Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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