M 6.9 in Russian Federation on 13 Feb 2020 10:33 UTC

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: 6.9M
Depth: 142.58 Km
Lat/Lon: 45.6679 , 148.8931
Event Date: 13 Feb 2020 10:33 UTC
13 Feb 2020 20:33 Local
Exposed Population: About 2000 people in MMI VI
About 3000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us70007pa9
Inserted at: 13 Feb 2020 12:38 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Russia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us70007pa9 Scaled population (raster) 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0.94      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1296035 0 13 Feb 2020 10:33 6.8M, 145km N/A No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:07 GEOFON
1296036 0 13 Feb 2020 10:33 7M, 163km N/A 3 thousand 0m (at 00:00) 00:10 PTWC
1296037 0 13 Feb 2020 10:33 7M, 163km N/A 3 thousand 0m (at 00:00) 00:10 NTWC
1296043 0 13 Feb 2020 10:33 6.9M, 142.58km 6.01 3 thousand 0m (at 00:00) 02:04 NEIC
1296194 0 13 Feb 2020 10:33 7M, 144km 6.23 3 thousand 0m (at 00:00) 21:50 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 Russian Federation ,of Sakhalinskaya oblast' (population 731,237) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
2800 people
3000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1296043 45.668/148.893 6.9 142.6 6.014 13 Feb 2020 10:54 00:20 (new episode)
2 0 1296043 45.668/148.893 6.9 142.6 6.014 13 Feb 2020 12:38 02:04 (upd of #1)
3 0 1296194 45.631/148.929 7.0 144.0 6.234 14 Feb 2020 08:23 21:50 (new episode)
4 0 1296194 45.631/148.929 7.0 144.0 6.234 14 Feb 2020 10:38 1d 00:04 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Sakhalinskaya oblast' Russian Federation 1900 people
Sakhalinskaya oblast' Russian Federation 1800 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Medvezhye Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 28 km
Slavnoye Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 30 km
Sokitani Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 44 km
Sopochnyy Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 52 km
Sentyabrskiy Sakhalinskaya Russia Village 3000 people 53 km
Parusnoye Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 59 km
Higashirucharu Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 66 km
Podgornyy Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 76 km
Rokubanchi Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 78 km
Shamambe Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 79 km
Reydovo Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 81 km
Matoiso Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 81 km
Chippuporo Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 87 km
Yanketo Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 88 km
Kitovyy Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 90 km
Kurilsk Sakhalinskaya Russia Village 2100 people 92 km
Rybaki Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 96 km
Sernozavodskiy Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 109 km
Kuybyshevo Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 113 km
Seseki Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 114 km
Kasatka Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 116 km
Zolotoy Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 124 km
Osenniy Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 128 km
Chikkaporo Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 137 km
Otlivnyy Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 141 km
Mysovaya Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 148 km
Iodnyy Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 159 km
Odesskiy Sakhalinskaya Russia Village - 160 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Sopochnyy Southwest 21 0
Burvestnik 24 0
Urup 35 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Kurilsk Russia

More information

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