M 4.9 in China on 16 Jul 2017 22:56 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: 4.9M
Depth: 14.68 Km
Lat/Lon: 32.3468 , 105.5206
Event Date: 16 Jul 2017 22:56 UTC
Exposed Population: 3700000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us20009wtv
Inserted at: 16 Jul 2017 23:34 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 3.6 (CHN)

Gdacs Score

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1174044 0.23 16 Jul 2017 22:56 4.9M, 14.68km N/A 3.7 million 00:38 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in China , Province of Sichuan (population 118,811,800) . The nearest places are Jianmenguan, Chien-men-kuan, Baonin-yuan, Shaxiba, Pao-lun-yüan, Baolun, Hanyang, Chaba, Hongyan, Chu-yuan-pa, and Yanzibian.

Radius Population
100 km 3.7 million people
75 km 1.9 million people
50 km 1 million people
20 km 150000 people
10 km 39000 people
5 km 7600 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Sichuan China 118.8 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Jianmenguan Sichuan China Village5 - 6 km
Chien-men-kuan Sichuan China Village6 - 7 km
Baonin-yuan Sichuan China Village6 - 10 km
Shaxiba Sichuan China Village6 - 11 km
Pao-lun-yüan Sichuan China Village5 - 12 km
Baolun Sichuan China Village6 - 14 km
Hanyang Sichuan China Village6 - 22 km
Chaba Sichuan China Village6 - 22 km
Hongyan Sichuan China Village6 - 23 km
Chu-yuan-pa Sichuan China Village6 - 24 km
Han-chia-ho Sichuan China Village6 - 27 km
Luomiaozhen Sichuan China Village6 - 29 km
Ch'i-ma-ch'ang Sichuan China Village6 - 30 km
Guangyuan Sichuan China City 210000 people 30 km
Yen-men-pa Sichuan China Village6 - 31 km
Chien-chou Sichuan China Village6 - 32 km
Jiangkou Sichuan China Village6 - 34 km
Yanmenba Sichuan China Village5 - 35 km
Baishui Sichuan China Village5 - 35 km
Jiange Sichuan China Village5 - 36 km
Guanzhuangba Sichuan China Village6 - 37 km
Chin-shan-ssu Sichuan China Village6 - 43 km
Yuanba Sichuan China Village6 - 44 km
Dashiban Sichuan China Village6 - 44 km
Ma-chiao-pa Sichuan China Village6 - 44 km
Ch'iao-chuang Sichuan China Village6 - 45 km
Rongshan Sichuan China Village6 - 45 km
Hutiao Sichuan China Village6 - 47 km
Liugou Sichuan China Village6 - 47 km
Yaodu Sichuan China Village5 - 49 km
Chu-ho Sichuan China Village5 - 50 km
Bikou Gansu China Village6 - 51 km
Wu-tung-yuan Gansu China Village5 - 52 km
Wulian Sichuan China Village6 - 52 km
Dashi Sichuan China Village6 - 52 km
Ch'ing-mu-ch'uan Gansu China Village6 - 52 km
Chaotian Sichuan China Village6 - 53 km
Pai-shui Sichuan China Village6 - 54 km
Ch'ing-ch'uan Sichuan China Village6 - 54 km
Anlehe Gansu China Village6 - 57 km
Baishui Sichuan China Village5 - 58 km
Longwangchang Sichuan China Village6 <1000 people 58 km
Yao-tu Gansu China Village6 - 59 km
Bailongchang Sichuan China Village5 - 59 km
Pai-lung-ch'ang Sichuan China Village6 - 61 km
Helin Sichuan China Village6 - 61 km
Wulongchang Sichuan China Village6 - 61 km
Datan Sichuan China Village6 - 62 km
Zengjia Sichuan China Village6 - 62 km
Guangpinghe Gansu China Village6 - 62 km
Houba Sichuan China Village5 - 63 km
Hsiao-hsi-pa Sichuan China Village6 - 64 km
Chia-ch'uan-chen Sichuan China Village6 - 65 km
Kaifeng Sichuan China Village5 - 66 km
Qingxi Sichuan China Village5 - 67 km
Yulei Gansu China Village6 - 67 km
Bahaihe Sichuan China Village6 - 68 km
Chi-kua-kan Sichuan China Village5 - 68 km
Yanzibian Sichuan China Village5 - 69 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Guangyuan 626 0 17 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Baozhusi Bailong Jiang 1996 21 km
Bikou Bailong Jiang 1976 54 km
Zhenzhuya Trib. Pei Jiang -99 71 km
Shengzhong 1982 93 km

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