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M 5.7 in Russian Federation on 07 Jan 2018 02:24 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact
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Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 5.7 M
  • Depth: 35 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us1000c1lw
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 55.0703, 165.7061
  • Time (UTC): 07 Jan 2018 02:24:06
  • Time (ECT): 07 Jan 2018 03:24:06
  • INFORM Coping capacity: 4.6 (RUS)

Event time line

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AlertShake
ID
ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax
mmi
Date event (UTC)Date shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1193399 55.070300/165.706100 5.7 35 4.98 07 Jan 2018 02:24 07 Jan 2018 02:45 00:21 (new episode)
2 0.01 1193399 55.070300/165.706100 5.7 35 4.98 07 Jan 2018 02:24 07 Jan 2018 04:26 02:02 (upd of #1)
3 0.01 1193399 55.072600/165.726300 5.1 38.6 4.12 07 Jan 2018 02:24 09 Jan 2018 20:21 2d 17:57 (upd of #2)

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in Russian Federation ,of Kamchatskaya oblast' (population -99,999) .

The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Population

Population in major intensity
Intensity Population

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Kamchatskaya oblast' Russian Federation <1000 people
Kamchatskaya oblast' Russian Federation <1000 people

Affected Places

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Nikolskoye Kamchatskaya Russia Village4 <1000 people 22 km
Severnoye Kamchatskaya Russia Village5 - 36 km
Sarannove Kamchatskaya Russia Village5 - 38 km
Preobrazhenskoye Kamchatskaya Russia Village5 - 125 km

Critical infrastructure

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


Major ports
Name LOCODE Country
Nikol Skoye Russia
Nikolskoye Russia
Myedhi Island Russia


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