Nov 22, 2016

Green earthquake alert (4.9M,depth:10km) in Russian Federation at 11/22/2016 11:37:12 AM

Green Earthquake in Russian Federation


Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km
  • 22 Nov 2016 11:37:12 UTC
  • About 4928 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.9 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 55.8611, 114.1065
  • Time (UTC): 22 Nov 2016 11:37:12
  • Time (ECT): 22 Nov 2016 12:37:12

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inRussian Federation, Republic of Respublika Buryatiya (population 1,075,831). The nearest places are Uyu (38km), Mikhaylovka (40km), Kadali (44km), Dzhunok (44km), Severomuysk (3900 people , 47km), and 11 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. There are no known airports nearby. There are no known ports nearby.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 2400 people 0
50 km <1000 people 0
20 km <1000 people 0
10 km <1000 people 0



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