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M 6.2 in Russian Federation on 17 Jul 2017 11:05 UTC

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WEPN40 EJRC 171119
EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI ALERT MESSAGE NUMBER 001
THIS IS AN AUTOMATIC ALERT FROM THE GLOBAL DISASTER ALERTS AND COORDINATION SYSTEM (WWW.GDACS.ORG).

THE DISSEMINATION THROUGH GTS OF THIS PRODUCT IS INTENDED AS GUIDANCE IN SUPPORT OF UN ACTIVITIES: IT IS A PILOT PROJECT BETWEEN WMO AND JRC TO TEST COMMUNICATION AND DISSEMINATION CHANNELS OF VALUE-ADDED PRODUCTS.

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* GREEN EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI ALERT IN RUSSIAN FEDERATION *
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SUMMARY

ON 17 JUL 2017 11:05:10 UTC (ABOUT 17 JUL 2017 22:19:47 LOCAL TIME) AN EARTHQUAKE OF MAGNITUDE 6.6 OCCURRED IN THE UNPOPULATED REGION OF KAMCHATSKAYA OBLAST' IN RUSSIAN FEDERATION. NO NEAREST POPULATED PLACES FOUND . NO CLOSEST CIVILIAN AIRPORT FOUND.


ACCORDING TO THE GDACS TSUNAMI SCENARIO CALCULATION THIS EVENT COULD POTENTIALLY GENERATE A TSUNAMI. THE MAXIMUM ESTIMATED HEIGHT IS 0.0 M, OCCURRING AT PREOBRAZHENSKOYE (RUSSIA) AT 1/1/2006 12:21:00 AM UTC.


EARTHQUAKE EVENT CHARACTERISTICS
- SOURCE: PTWC
- MAGNITUDE: 6.6 M
- DEPTH: 29.5 KM
- LOCATION (LAT/LONG): 54.203 | 168.656
- COUNTRY: RUSSIAN FEDERATION
- PROVINCE:
- REGION: KOMANDORSKY ISLANDS REGION
- UTC/GMT (GREENWICH TIME): 17 JUL 2017 11:05:10 UTC
- ESTIMATED LOCAL SOLAR TIME: 17 JUL 2017 22:19:47



ALERT SUMMARY
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EARTHQUAKE :GREEN
TSUNAMI :GREEN


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POTENTIALLY AFFECTED CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE:
- NUCLEAR PLANTS: N/A
- HYDRODAMS: N/A
- AIRPORTS: N/A
- PORTS: N/A

BASED ON AN AUTOMATED IMPACT MODEL, THIS EARTHQUAKE, WHICH OCCURRED IN A REGION WITH LOW VULNERABILITY TO NATURAL DISASTERS, HAS POTENTIALLY A LOW HUMANITARIAN IMPACT.

EVENT DATE UNIV. TIME: MON, 17 JUL 2017 11:05:10 UTC
EUROPEAN TIME OF THE EVENT: 17 JUL 2017 13:05:10
EAST AMERICA TIME OF THE EVENT: 17 JUL 2017 05:05:10
WEST AMERICA TIME OF THE EVENT: 17 JUL 2017 02:05:10
EAST ASIA TIME OF THE EVENT: 17 JUL 2017 18:05:10

THIS EMAIL REPORT WAS AUTOMATICALLY CREATED BY A COMPUTER AT: 17 JUL 2017 11:19:19 (14 MIN AFTER THE EVENT)


SEE THE GDACS WEBSITE FOR LIVE NEWS COVERAGE (INCLUDING OCHA SITUATION REPORTS), THE FULL EARTHQUAKE REPORT IS AT
HTTP://WWW.GDACS.ORG/REPORT.ASPX?EVENTTYPE=EQ$AND;EPISODEID=1174098

FOR INFORMATION ON EMERGENCY RESPONSE, PLEASE CONSULT THE GDACS VIRTUAL OSOCC: HTTP://VOSOCC.UNOCHA.ORG

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LIST OF 10 HEIGHEST WAVE LOCATIONS

ARRIVALTIME (UTC) LOCATION COUNTRY MAX EST. HEIGHT (M)
17 JUL 2017 11:26 PREOBRAZHENS RUSSIA 0.0
17 JUL 2017 11:05 0.0


THE FULL LIST OF LOCATIONS CAN BE VISUALIZED IN THE GDACS PAGE OF THE EVENT:
HTTP://WWW.GDACS.ORG/REPORT.ASPX?EVENTTYPE=EQ$AND;EPISODEID=1174098

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POPULATION DENSITY NEAR EPICENTER (PEOPLE/KM2).

RADIUS (KM) POPULATION DENSITY (PEOPLE/KM2)
200 24 0
175 24 0
150 24 0
125 0 0
100 0 0
75 0 0
50 0 0
20 0 0
10 0 0
5 0 0
2 0 0


THE POPULATION IN THE 50 KM AREA OF THIS EARTHQUAKE IS 0 PEOPLE/KM2.
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THE EARTHQUAKE OCCURRED AT 17 JUL 2017 22:19:47 LOCAL TIME. 17 JUL 2017 22:19:47

RESILIENCE AND VULNERABILITY
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RESILIENCE IS THE CAPACITY OF THE POPULATION TO COPE WITH A HAZARD. SINCE MUCH OF INVESTMENTS IN EARTHQUAKE PREPAREDNESS AND AVAILABLE FUNDS FOR QUICK RESPONSE IS RELATED TO HOUSEHOLD INCOME, THE GDP PER CAPITA CAN BE USED AS A ROUGH INDICATOR OF RESILIENCE.
RUSSIAN FEDERATION HAS A GDP PER CAPITA OF 2211 PPP$ (PARITY PURCHASING POWER DOLLAR, ABOUT 1 EURO) AND IS THEREFORE PART OF THE LOW LEVEL INCOME COUNTRIES. THEREFORE, THE EARTHQUAKE HAPPENED IN AN AREA OF LOW RESILIENCE.
BASED ON THE COMBINATION OF 9 INDICATORS, ECHO ATTRIBUTES RUSSIAN FEDERATION A LOW VULNERABILITY.
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SECONDARY EFFECTS
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PROBABILITY OF SECONDARY EFFECTS:
- LANDSLIDES: THE MAXIMUM SLOPE IN THE AREA OF THE EARTHQUAKE IS N/A% AND THE MAXIMUM ALTITUDE IS N/A M. SINCE THIS IS A LOW SLOPE, THE RISK OF EARTHQUAKE INDUCED LANDSLIDES IS LOW. NOTE, HOWEVER, THAT THE SLOPE DATA IS NOT RELIABLE ON A LOCAL SCALE, WHILE LANDSLIDES DEPEND VERY MUCH ON LOCAL TOPOGRAPHY, SOIL AND METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS.
- NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS: THERE ARE NO NUCLEAR FACILITIES NEARBY THE EPICENTER.
- HYDRODAMS: THERE ARE NO HYDRODAM FACILITIES NEARBY THE EPICENTER.


JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE, EUROPEAN COMMISSION (JRC-EC) - OFFICE FOR COORDINATION OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS (UN-OCHA)

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DISCLAIMER
WHILE WE TRY EVERYTHING TO ENSURE ACCURACY, THIS INFORMATION IS PURELY INDICATIVE AND SHOULD NOT BE USED FOR ANY DECISION MAKING WITHOUT ALTERNATE SOURCES OF INFORMATION. THE JRC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE INFORMATION PRESENTED ON GDACS WEBSITE.
PLEASE REFER TO THE GDACS WEBSITE FOR SUBSCRIBING OR UNSUBSCRIBING FROM THE EARTHQUAKE ALERT EMAIL OR SMS SERVICE.

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