M 5.6 in Russia on 20 Dec 2018 17:19 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 1165801
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 55.0684 , 164.867
Event Date: 20 Dec 2018 17:19 UTC
21 Dec 2018 04:19 Local
Exposed Population: About 600 people in MMI>=IV
About 600 people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 Dec 2018 17:38 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (Russia)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000ivge 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: 94 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Patriarch Kirill mourns Indonesian tsunami victimsMon, 24 Dec 2018 15:24:00 +0100.

MOSCOW, December 24. /TASS/. Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill has expressed condolences to Indonesian President Joko Widodo in connection with a devastating tsunami that killed hundreds of people, saying he would pray that those in
Baba Vanga who predicted 9/11 and Brexit makes 2019 predictions - and ... Mon, 24 Dec 2018 14:35:00 +0100.

The Bulgarian peasant, who correctly predicted that the 44th president of the US would be African-American, has predicted an European Economic collapse, a tsunami will wipe out parts of Asia and Russia will be hit by a giant meteorite. And
Russia ready to help Indonesia create disaster early warning systemMon, 24 Dec 2018 08:13:00 +0100.

MOSCOW, December 24. /TASS/. Russia is ready to provide assistance in creating a natural disaster early warning system for Indonesia, where over 280 people have been killed in a devastating tsunami, chief of Russia’ state space corporation
ONU ofrece asistencia humanitaria a gobierno de Indonesia tras tsunamiMon, 24 Dec 2018 02:59:00 +0100.

Al cierre del año 2018, Venezuela logró alianzas estratégicas con importantes países como China y Rusia, con la finalidad de diversificar la economía y brindar oportunidades laborales, especialmente a la juventud, destacó este domingo el pr

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 (41), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),