M 5.7 in Russian Federation on 07 Jan 2018 02:24 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: 5.7M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: 55.0703 , 165.7061
Event Date: 07 Jan 2018 02:24 UTC
Exposed Population: About 600 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000c1lw
Inserted at: 07 Jan 2018 02:45 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (RUS)

Earthquake impact details: population near epicentre

The earthquake happened in Russian Federation ,of Kamchatskaya oblast' (population -99,999) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1193399 55.07/165.706 5.7 35 4.98 07 Jan 2018 02:45 00:21 (new episode)
2 0.01 1193399 55.07/165.706 5.7 35 4.98 07 Jan 2018 04:26 02:02 (upd of #1)
3 0.01 1193399 55.073/165.726 5.1 38.6 4.12 09 Jan 2018 20:21 2d 17:57 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces

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

Affected populated places

Intensity 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
Krutoberegovo Kamchatskaya Russia Village5 - 230 km
Tonkiy Kamchatskaya Russia Village5 - 231 km
Kultuk Kamchatskaya Russia Village5 - 232 km
Ust-kamchatsk Kamchatskaya Russia Village4 4800 people 241 km
Nikolayevka Kamchatskaya Russia Village5 - 254 km

Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Ust Kamchatsk-Krutoberegovo 12 0
Ust Kamchatsk 5 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Nikol Skoye Russia
Nikolskoye Russia
Myedhi Island Russia
Ust Kamchatsk Russia

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