M 5.6 in Russia on 26 Oct 2018 03:04 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1159974
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 44.5381 , 145.401
Event Date: 26 Oct 2018 03:04 UTC
Exposed Population: About 31000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 26 Oct 2018 03:25 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (Russia)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Russia= 4.6; Japan= 1.5


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000hhe5 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 3 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

2 earthquakes hit Russia's far eastern Sakhalin regionFri, 26 Oct 2018 10:46:00 +0200.

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- Two earthquakes on Friday hit Russia's Yuzhno-Kurilsk in the far eastern Sakhalin region, with no reports of injuries or damage, said the local branch of the Ministry of Emergency Situations. The fir
6.8 quake off Greek coast triggers mini-tsunami warningFri, 26 Oct 2018 07:26:00 +0200.

A magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck in the Ionian Sea off the coast of Greece early on Friday, briefly triggering a tsunami warning. No significant damage has been reported, Russia Today reports. The quake struck at a shallow depth of 16.6km
Strong earthquake hits Greek tourist island in Ionian SeaFri, 26 Oct 2018 02:04:00 +0200.

Purchase: Order Reprint THESSALONIKI, Greece — A strong earthquake has struck off Greece's western coast near the tourist island of Zakynthos in the Ionian Sea. Authorities say there were no immediate reports of damage. StarTribune.com wel

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),