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.

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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Latest media headlines

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

2 earthquakes hit Russia's far eastern Sakhalin region
Fri, 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
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6.8 quake off Greek coast triggers mini-tsunami warning
Fri, 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
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Strong earthquake hits Greek tourist island in Ionian Sea
Fri, 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
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),