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Mw 5.5 Earthquake, Green alert in Russian Federation on 20 Apr 2017 11:41 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:60.83km
  • on 20 Apr 2017 11:41 UTC
  • About 1396 people within 100km
  • inserted at 20 Apr 2017 12:03:06

Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 5.5 M
  • Depth: 60.83 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us10008j80
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 44.4281, 148.7312
  • Time (UTC): 20 Apr 2017 11:41:26
  • Time (ECT): 20 Apr 2017 13:41:26

Earthquake impact details

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

Population

Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km 1300 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
Hokkaido Japan 5.8 million people

Affected Populated Places

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Critical infrastructure

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

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Sopochnyy Southwest 21 0 94 km

Event time line

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event calculation detail

Event calculation detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
 
 
Episode 1164680
1 realtime 2017-04-20 14:03:10 1 thousand No people affected 1.31 0
  Earthquake 182575
0 realtime 2017-04-20 14:03:10 1 thousand No people affected 1.31 0
 
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IDAlert Color Date (UTC)Mag. and depthMax Intensity (mmi*)Pop. within 100 kmTsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1164680

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
Episode 1164680
1 realtime 2017-04-20 14:03:10 1 thousand 1.31 0
  Earthquake 182575
0 realtime 2017-04-20 14:03:10 1 thousand No people affected 1.31 0
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20 Apr 2017 11:41 5.5M, 60.83km 3.66 1 thousand 00:21 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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