Green earthquake alert (4.5M,depth:68.84km) in Russian Federation at 5/13/2017 2:43:48 AM

By Newsroom America Feeds at 12 May 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System Green Earthquake in Russian Federation

Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).

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

Earthquake Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:68.84km13 May 2017 02:43:48 UTCAbout 2202 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event Characteristics Magnitude: 4.5 MDepth: 68.84 km (deep)Source: NEIC Location (latitude/longitude): 56.9116, 162.3966Time (UTC): 13 May 2017 02:43:48Time (ECT): 13 May 2017 04:43:48 Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inRussian Federation, Region of Kamchatskaya oblast'. The nearest places are Nizhne-Ozërnaya (41km), Kultuk (60km), Verkhne-Ozërnaya (61km), Lower Kamchatka (63km), Kulmuk (65km), and 1 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are (62km), Ust Kamchatsk (74km), Ust Kamchatsk-Krutoberegovo (77km), and Torbusha (86km). The nearest ports are Ust Kamchatsk (77km).

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2) 75 km 1100 people 0 50 km <1000 people 0 20 km <1000 people 0 10 km no people 0


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