miércoles, 3 de mayo de 2017

Green earthquake alert (5.2M,depth:10km) in Russian Federation at 5/3/2017 8:53:37 AM

Green Earthquake in Russian Federation


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


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:10km
  • 03 May 2017 08:53:37 UTC
  • 986742 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 5.2 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 42.1441, 46.9653
  • Time (UTC): 03 May 2017 08:53:37
  • Time (ECT): 03 May 2017 10:53:37

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inRussian Federation, Republic of Respublika Dagestan (population 1,869,628). The nearest places are Shalib (6km), Chaudab (8km), Chida (8km), Khurukh (9km), Churtakh (10km), and 247 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are (66km), Zakataly (69km), and Lagodekhi (70km). There are no known ports nearby.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 450000 people 25
50 km 150000 people 20
20 km 18000 people 14
10 km 3300 people 10



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