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: M4.5Depth: 111.17 KmEvent Date UTC: 29 Dec 2017 19:20Exposed Population: About 2000 people within 100km
Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.
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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 10km. The nearest places are Talkino (12km), Galkino (13km), Matsu-kawa Fishery (13km), Okeanskoye (16km), Pribrezhnyy (19km), and 15 more.
The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.
For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Kozyrevskoye (59km). The nearest ports are Paramashiru Island (24km).
The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.Radius Population Density (people/km2) 75 km 1800 people 0 50 km <1000 people 0 20 km <1000 people 0 10 km no people 0
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