M 5.9 in Russia on 04 Nov 2018 19:26 UTC
EQ parameters
Tsunami

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: 5.9M
Depth: 8.03 Km
Lat/Lon: 44.5643 , 145.5939
Event Date: 04 Nov 2018 19:26 UTC
05 Nov 2018 05:26 Local
Exposed Population: 240000 people in MMI>=IV
About 16000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000i6sc
Inserted at: 04 Nov 2018 19:47 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Russia)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Russia= 4.6; Japan= 1.5

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000i6sc Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1235302 0 04 Nov 2018 19:26 5.9M, 8.03km 4.61 20 thousand 00:21 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* 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.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Japan , Region of Hokkaido (population 5,808,054) . The nearest places are Rebaushi, Neskuchnoye, Rudnaya, Krut├źnki, Nazarovo, Kobukarikotan, Il'inka, Tokkarimui, Malaya Rechka, Kunashiri, and Rausu.

Radius Population
100 km 16000 people
75 km 12000 people
50 km <1000 people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Hokkaido Japan 5.8 million people
Sakhalinskaya oblast' Russian Federation 730000 people
Tohoku Japan 9.9 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Rebaushi Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 40 km
Neskuchnoye Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 41 km
Rudnaya Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 41 km
Krut├źnki Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 43 km
Nazarovo Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 46 km
Kobukarikotan Hokkaido Japan Village - 47 km
Il'inka Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 49 km
Tokkarimui Hokkaido Japan Village - 51 km
Malaya Rechka Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 52 km
Kunashiri Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 54 km
Grigor'yevo Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 54 km
Ptichye Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 56 km
Tyatino Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 57 km
Gavrilovka Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 57 km
Sasirui Hokkaido Japan Village - 62 km
Yuzhno-Kurilsk Sakhalinskaya Russia Village 5400 people 63 km
Mysovoye Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 64 km
Chibukarabetsu Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 65 km
Goryachiy Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 65 km
Gordeyevka Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 67 km
Medelevo Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 68 km
Danilovo Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 68 km
Rausu Hokkaido Japan City - 69 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Yuzhno Kurilsk Russia 64 km

More information

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