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M 6.6 in Russian Federation on 08 Oct 2017 22:34 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact
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Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 6.6 M
  • Depth: 111.84 km (very deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us2000b2vq
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 52.4496, 176.8078
  • Time (UTC): 08 Oct 2017 22:34:33
  • Time (ECT): 09 Oct 2017 00:34:33
  • INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 ()

Event time line

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Date event (UTC)Date shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1183291 52.449600/176.807800 6.6 111.84 4.77 08 Oct 2017 22:34 08 Oct 2017 22:46 00:12 (new episode)
2 0.01 1183291 52.449600/176.807800 6.6 111.84 4.77 08 Oct 2017 22:34 09 Oct 2017 00:37 02:02 (upd of #1)

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in United States ,of Alaska (population 572,432) .

The alertlevel for this event is GREEN


Population in major intensity
Intensity Population

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Alaska United States no people

Affected Places

See complete places

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.

Nearby and affected airports
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

Major ports
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

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