lunes, 17 de julio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (6.6M,depth:29.5km) in Russian Federation at 7/17/2017 11:05:10 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 6.6M, Depth:29.5km
  • 17 Jul 2017 11:05:10 UTC
  • No people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 6.6 M
  • Depth: 29.5 km (shallow)
  • Area affected by light damage (estimated radius): 63 km (MMI IV)
  • Source: PTWC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 54.203, 168.656
  • Time (UTC): 17 Jul 2017 11:05:10
  • Time (ECT): 17 Jul 2017 13:05:10

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Russian Federation, Region of Kamchatskaya oblast'. The distance to the nearest coast is 49km.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. There are no known airports nearby. There are no known ports nearby.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

The approximate distance within which light damage may occur is 63km (equivalent to Modified Mercalli Index IV).

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2) Affected with damage
100 km no people 0 Likely
75 km no people 0 Likely
50 km no people 0 Very likely
20 km no people 0 Very likely
10 km no people 0 Very likely



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