M 4.8 in Russian Federation on 20 Apr 2017 08:42 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 43.72 Km
Lat/Lon: 49.2122 , 156.1707
Event Date: 20 Apr 2017 08:42 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us10008j71
Inserted at: 20 Apr 2017 09:03 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 4.6 (Russia)

Gdacs Score

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1164646 0 20 Apr 2017 08:42 4.8M, 43.72km N/A No people affected 00:20 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Russian Federation , Region of Sakhalinskaya oblast' (population 731,237) .

Radius Population
100 km <1000 people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Sakhalinskaya oblast' Russian Federation 730000 people
Kamchatskaya oblast' Russian Federation -

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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