M 4.8 in Russian Federation on 20 Oct 2021 04:45 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 1291156
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 43.2441 , 45.5995
Event Date: 20 Oct 2021 04:45 UTC
20 Oct 2021 07:45 Local
Exposed Population:
2.7 million in 100km
Inserted at: 21 Oct 2021 22:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (Russia)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Russia= 4.6; Georgia= 3.4

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0.2 0.2
us6000fw1d Scaled population (vector) 6.81  
  C1 earthquake 0.74  
  C2 earthquake -0.13  
  Country Vulnerability -0.43  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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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: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),