M 6.6 in Russian Federation on 08 Oct 2017 22:34 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: 6.6M
Depth: 111.84 Km
Lat/Lon: 52.4496 , 176.8078
Event Date: 08 Oct 2017 22:34 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000b2vq
Inserted at: 08 Oct 2017 22:45 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (RUS)

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in United States ,of Alaska (population 572,432) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1183291 52.45/176.808 6.6 111.84 4.77 08 Oct 2017 22:46 00:12 (new episode)
2 0.01 1183291 52.45/176.808 6.6 111.84 4.77 09 Oct 2017 00:37 02:02 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Alaska United States no people

Affected populated places

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Village Alaska United States Village5 - 241 km
Attu Alaska United States Village4 - 247 km
Navy Town Alaska United States Village5 - 249 km

Critical infrastructure

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


Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Shemya AFB SYA 30 Mil. Paved Yes 10000
Amchitka Island AHT 69 0
Casco Cove Cgs ATU 12 0


Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Buldir Island Wake Island
Kiska Island Wake Island
Amchitka Island Wake Island
Alcan Harbor Wake Island
Semisopochroi Wake Island
Constantine Harbour Wake Island
Agattu Island Wake Island
Massacre Bay Wake Island
Cape Wrangell Wake Island

More information

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