Green earthquake alert (4.8M,depth:10km) in Russian Federation at 8/18/2017 6:20:32 AM

By Newsroom America Feeds at 18 Aug 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 4.8M, Depth:10km18 Aug 2017 06:20:32 UTCAbout 651 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event Characteristics Magnitude: 4.8 MDepth: 10 km (very shallow)Source: NEIC Location (latitude/longitude): 55.5337, 166.351Time (UTC): 18 Aug 2017 06:20:32Time (ECT): 18 Aug 2017 08:20:32 Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Russian Federation, Region of Kamchatskaya oblast'. The distance to the nearest coast is 23km. The nearest places are Sarannove (28km), Seleniye (32km), Severnoye (33km), Nikolskoye ( <1000 people , 44km), and Podut√ęsnaya (57km).

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. There are no known airports nearby. The nearest ports are Nikol Skoye (45km), and Nikolskoye (58km).

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

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

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


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