M 4.9 in Russian Federation on 14 Feb 2019 07:18 UTC
EQ parameters

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: 4.9M
Depth: 65.45 Km
Lat/Lon: 45.7308 , 150.3142
Event Date: 14 Feb 2019 07:18 UTC
14 Feb 2019 17:18 Local
Exposed Population: About 300 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000jhsr
Inserted at: 14 Feb 2019 07:36 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Russia)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000jhsr Scaled population (vector) 2.45  
  C1 earthquake 0.74  
  C2 earthquake -0.13  
  Country Vulnerability -0.43  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1248778 0 14 Feb 2019 07:18 4.9M, 65.45km N/A Few people 00:18 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Russian Federation , Region of Sakhalinskaya oblast' (population 731,237) . The nearest places are Aleutka, Podgornyy, Ryabinovka, Kompaneysk, and Kastrikum.

Radius Population
100 km <1000 people
75 km <1000 people
50 km <1000 people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Sakhalinskaya oblast' Russian Federation 730000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Aleutka Sakhalinskaya Russia Village6 - 27 km
Podgornyy Sakhalinskaya Russia Village5 - 41 km
Ryabinovka Sakhalinskaya Russia Village6 - 47 km
Kompaneysk Sakhalinskaya Russia Village6 - 50 km
Kastrikum Sakhalinskaya Russia Village6 - 54 km

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Critical infrastructure

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


Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Urup 35 0 55 km

More information

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