Green alert: earthquake M 4.7 in Russian Federation on 10/18/2017 9:07:15 AM

By Newsroom America Feeds at 18 Oct 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 4.7 in Russian Federation on 18 Oct 2017 09:07 UTC

GDACS Alert based on "Earthquake Parameter" alerting model





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: M4.7Depth: 10.9 KmEvent Date UTC: 18 Oct 2017 09:07Exposed Population: No 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.

Earthquake Event Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Russian Federation, Region of Sakhalinskaya oblast' (population 731,237). The distance to the nearest coast is 121km.

The distance to the nearest coast is

The earthquake occurred more than 100km from land and is unlikely to affect vulnerable infrastructure directly.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2) 75 km no people 0 50 km no people 0 20 km no people 0 10 km no people 0

Disclaimer

While we try everything to ensure accuracy, this information is purely indicative and should not be used for any decision making without alternate sources of information. The JRC is not responsible for any damage or loss resulting from the use of the information presented on this website. Please refer to the GDACS website for subscribing or unsubscribing from the earthquake alert email or SMS service.

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