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M 6.2 in Russian Federation on 17 Jul 2017 11:05 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 6.2M
  • Depth: 7.92 Km
  • Event Date: 17 Jul 2017 11:05 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 17 Jul 2017 11:26 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: at00ot8esn (ntwc    id) pt17198004 (ptwcid) us20009wwj (neicid)

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Tsunami threat passes after 7.8 Russian quake

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:47:00 +0200MaltaToday (en)

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.8 off Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula triggered a tsunami warning but the threat has now passed, the US Geological Survey and US Pacific Tsunami Centre said. "Based on preliminary earthquake parameters...hazardous tsunami waves are possible for coasts located within....

Tsunami advisories issued for Russian Bering Island, no threat for local population

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 03:26:00 +0200itartass_en (en)

PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY, July 18. /TASS/. Tsunami advisories have been issued for the township of Nikolskoye on Russia’s Bering Island off the Kamchatka peninsula after a quake, but the height of the tsunami wave will not exceed half-a-meter, a source from the Kamchatka branch of the Russian....

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