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Mw 5.6 Earthquake, Green alert in Russian Federation on 15 Mar 2017 22:19 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact


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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 5.6M, Depth:22.68km
  • on 15 Mar 2017 22:19 UTC
  • No people within 100km
  • inserted at 16 Mar 2017 16:15:07

Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 5.6 M
  • Depth: 22.68 km (shallow)
  • Source: NEIC us20008sd8
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 51.2211, 179.0567
  • Time (UTC): 15 Mar 2017 22:19:42
  • Time (ECT): 15 Mar 2017 23:19:42

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in unknowed a zone.

The alertlevel for this event is Green


Population near epicenter
Intensity Population

Affected provinces

Affected Places

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Critical infrastructure

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Event time line

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Date event (UTC)Date shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 1160812 51.2211/179.0567 5.6 22.68 0 15 Mar 2017 22:19 16 Mar 2017 16:16 17:56

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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