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M 5.9 in Russia from 10 Aug 2018 18:12 UTC to 18:12
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Earthquake event

Population map close up
Population map close up. (Source: JRC)
  • Magnitude: 5.9 M
  • Depth: 15.82 km (shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us1000g6hl
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 48.47, 154.7731
  • Time (UTC): 10 Aug 2018 18:12:05
  • Time (ECT): 10 Aug 2018 20:12:05
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (RUS)

Event time line

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IDAlertScore DateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1223397 0.01

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1223397
0.01 realtime 2018-08-10 18:33:29 No people affected 0
  Earthquake 240275
0 realtime 2018-08-10 18:33:28 Few people affected No people affected 0
  Shakemap 2
0.01 realtime 2018-08-10 20:17:11 No people affected No people affected 0
Close
10 Aug 2018 18:12 5.9M, 15.82km 3.89 Few people affected 00:21 NEIC NEIC
1223518 0.01

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1223518
0.01 realtime 2018-08-11 16:37:27 No people affected 0
  Earthquake 240396
0 realtime 2018-08-11 16:37:27 Few people affected No people affected 0
  Shakemap 4
0.01 realtime 2018-08-11 16:40:24 No people affected No people affected 0
Close
10 Aug 2018 18:12 5.9M, 28km 3.75 Few people affected 22:25 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

Population

Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km <1000 people
75 km <1000 people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

The earthquake happened in Russian Federation , Region of Sakhalinskaya oblast' (population 731,237) . The nearest places are and Makarovka.

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Sakhalinskaya oblast' Russian Federation 730000 people
Kamchatskaya oblast' Russian Federation -

Affected Populated Places

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Makarovka Sakhalinskaya Russia Village6 - 63 km

Critical infrastructure

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