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Green earthquake alert (5.1M,depth:10km) in Russian Federation at 4/23/2017 6:37:08 AM

Green Earthquake in Russian Federation

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Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km
  • 23 Apr 2017 06:37:08 UTC
  • About 94427 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

See the GDACS website for live news coverage (including OCHA Situation Reports), the full earthquake report

For information on emergency response, please consult the GDACS Virtual OSOCC.

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Earthquake Event

Characteristics

  • Magnitude: 5.1 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 46.1977, 142.1588
  • Time (UTC): 23 Apr 2017 06:37:08
  • Time (ECT): 23 Apr 2017 08:37:08

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inRussian Federation, Region of Sakhalinskaya oblast' (population 731,237). The nearest places are Medvedevka (6km), Dorokava (10km), Utësovka (12km), Atlasovo (18km), Tokushi (19km), and 42 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Korsakov Heli (68km), Novaya (78km), Yuzhno Sakhalinsk South (runway 8800ft, 87km), and Hokkaido (runway 6500ft, 92km). The nearest ports are Nevelsk (56km), Korsakov (66km), and Kholmsk (95km).

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 18000 people 1
50 km 3700 people 0
20 km <1000 people 0
10 km <1000 people 0

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