Green alert: earthquake M 5.4 in Russian Federation on 3/4/2018 7:52:51 PM

By Newsroom America Feeds at 4 Mar 2018

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 5.4 in Russian Federation on 04 Mar 2018 19:52 UTC

GDACS Alert based on "Earthquake Parameter" alerting model

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: M5.4Depth: 107.05 KmEvent Date UTC: 04 Mar 2018 19:52Exposed Population: About 5000 people within 100km

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

See the GDACS website for live news coverage (including OCHA Situation Reports), the full earthquake report

For information on emergency response, please consult the GDACS Virtual OSOCC.

Earthquake Event Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Russian Federation, Region of Sakhalinskaya oblast' (population 731,237). The distance to the nearest coast is 15km. The nearest places are Sernozavodskiy (14km), Kasatka (26km), Seseki (29km), Chikkaporo (34km), Kuybyshevo (35km), and 28 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Burvestnik (32km), and Sopochnyy Southwest (47km). The nearest ports are Kurilsk (41km).

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2) 75 km 5200 people 0 50 km 4100 people 0 20 km <1000 people 0 10 km no people 0


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