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Mw 6.2 Earthquake, Green alert in Russian Federation on 17 Jul 2017 11:05 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 6.2M, Depth:7.92km
  • on 17 Jul 2017 11:05 UTC
  • No people within 100km
  • inserted at 17 Jul 2017 11:26:07

Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 6.2 M
  • Depth: 7.92 km (very shallow)
  • Area affected by light damage (estimated radius): 49 km (MMI VI)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us20009wwj
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 54.5816, 168.6472
  • Time (UTC): 17 Jul 2017 11:05:08
  • Time (ECT): 17 Jul 2017 13:05:08

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in Russian Federation ,of Kamchatskaya oblast'.

The alertlevel for this event is Green


Population near epicenter
Intensity Population
no people
no people
no people

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Kamchatskaya oblast' Russian Federation no people

Affected Places

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Critical infrastructure

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

Event time line

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Date event (UTC)Date shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 1174102 54.581600/168.647200 6.2 7.92 5.23 17 Jul 2017 11:05 17 Jul 2017 11:27 00:22
2 1174102 54.581600/168.647200 6.2 7.92 5.23 17 Jul 2017 11:05 17 Jul 2017 13:07 02:02 (upd of #1)

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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