M 5.1 in Russian Federation on 20 Apr 2017 15:20 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: 5.1M
Depth: 37.69 Km
Lat/Lon: 49.2638 , 156.0319
Event Date: 20 Apr 2017 15:20 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us10008j9d
Inserted at: 21 Apr 2017 13:48 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 4.6 (RUS)

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
1164691 0 20 Apr 2017 15:20 5.1M, 34.61km N/A No people affected 00:18 NEIC
1164770 0 20 Apr 2017 15:20 5.1M, 37.69km N/A No people affected 22:27 NEIC

Exposed population

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

Radius Population
100 km no 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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