M 5.9 in Russia from 10 Aug 2018 18:12 UTC to 18:12
EQ parameters

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: 5.9M
Depth: 15.82 Km
Lat/Lon: 48.47 , 154.7731
Event Date: 10 Aug 2018 18:12 UTC
Exposed Population: Few people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000g6hl
Inserted at: 10 Aug 2018 18:33 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Russia)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000g6hl Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1223397 0 10 Aug 2018 18:12 5.9M, 15.82km 3.89 Few people affected 00:21 NEIC
1223518 0 10 Aug 2018 18:12 5.9M, 28km 3.75 Few people affected 22:25 NEIC
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Russian Federation , Region of Sakhalinskaya oblast' (population 731,237) . The nearest places are and Makarovka.

Radius Population
100 km <1000 people
75 km <1000 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 -

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Makarovka Sakhalinskaya Russia Village6 - 63 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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