M 6.5 in Russian Federation on 10 Oct 2018 23:16 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: 6.5M
Depth: 17.45 Km
Lat/Lon: 49.3481 , 156.2127
Event Date: 10 Oct 2018 23:16 UTC
Exposed Population: About 200 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000hacw
Inserted at: 11 Oct 2018 00:32 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Russia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us1000hacw Scaled population (vector) 0 Max wave alert 0.07m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0.07m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0.94      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1231270 0.1 10 Oct 2018 23:16 6.5M, 10km N/A Few people affected 0.1m (at 01:06) 00:09 GEOFON
1231271 0 10 Oct 2018 23:16 6.8M, 33km N/A No people affected 0.1m (at 00:47) 00:10 PTWC
1231272 0 10 Oct 2018 23:16 6.8M, 33km N/A No people affected 0.1m (at 00:47) 00:11 NTWC    
1231279 0 10 Oct 2018 23:16 6.3M, 17.46km 3.97 Few people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:21 NEIC
1231286 0 10 Oct 2018 23:16 6.5M, 17.45km 4.26 Few people affected 0.1m (at 00:51) 01:16 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* 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) .

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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