M 6.7 in Russian Federation from 08 Oct 2017 22:34 UTC to 22:35

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.7M
Depth: 121 Km
Event Date: 08 Oct 2017 22:35 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: PTWC pt17281002
Inserted at: 08 Oct 2017 22:44 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Russia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake Tsunami GDACS score
PTWC 0 0 0
pt17281002 Scaled population 0 Max wave scenario 0m  
  C1 earthquake 1 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 earthquake 0      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1183286 0 08 Oct 2017 22:34 6.7M, 120km N/A No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:06 NTWC    
1183289 0 08 Oct 2017 22:34 6.5M, 134km N/A No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:09 GEOFON
1183290 0 08 Oct 2017 22:35 6.7M, 121km N/A No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:09 PTWC
1183291 0.01 08 Oct 2017 22:34 6.6M, 111.84km 4.77 No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:10 NEIC
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Tsunami affected locations

Alert Date (UTC) Name Country Tsunami wave height (m)

See full locations list (RSS)


Initial conditions

Title: "60km WSW of Kiska Volcano"

Fault parameters

  • Length: 35 km
  • Width: 9 km
  • Magnitude: 6.7 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: 1 m
  • Strike: 280 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 15 degree
  • Rake: 90 degree
  • Depth: 120 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): 173.753, 48.972, 179.753, 54.972
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:.38 minutes

Sea Level