M 5.7 in Russian Federation on 07 Jan 2018 02:24 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: 5.7M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: 55.0703 , 165.7061
Event Date: 07 Jan 2018 02:24 UTC
Exposed Population: About 600 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000c1lw
Inserted at: 07 Jan 2018 02:45 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
1193399 0.01 07 Jan 2018 02:24 5.7M, 35km 4.12 Few people affected 00:20 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Russian Federation , Region of Kamchatskaya oblast'. The nearest places are Nikolskoye, Podut√ęsnaya, Seleniye, Severnoye, Sarannove, and Lisenkovo.

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

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Kamchatskaya oblast' Russian Federation -
Koryakskiy avtonomnyy okrug Russian Federation -

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Nikolskoye Kamchatskaya Russia Village4 <1000 people 22 km
Podut√ęsnaya Kamchatskaya Russia Village6 - 26 km
Seleniye Kamchatskaya Russia Village6 - 35 km
Severnoye Kamchatskaya Russia Village5 - 36 km
Sarannove Kamchatskaya Russia Village5 - 38 km
Lisenkovo Kamchatskaya Russia Village6 - 58 km

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Critical infrastructure

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


Name LOCODE Country Distance
Nikol Skoye Russia 21 km
Nikolskoye Russia 26 km

More information

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