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Mw 4.9 Earthquake, Green alert in China on 16 Jul 2017 22:56 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Summary

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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:14.68km
  • on 16 Jul 2017 22:56 UTC
  • 3700157 people within 100km
  • inserted at 16 Jul 2017 23:34:07

Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 4.9 M
  • Depth: 14.68 km (shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us20009wtv
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 32.3468, 105.5206
  • Time (UTC): 16 Jul 2017 22:56:01
  • Time (ECT): 17 Jul 2017 00:56:01

Earthquake impact details

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.

Population

Population near epicenter
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

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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

Critical infrastructure

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

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

Event time line

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event calculation detail

Event calculation detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
 
 
Episode 1174044
1 realtime 2017-07-17 01:34:31 3.7 million 150 thousand 1.35 0
  Earthquake 191698
0.23 realtime 2017-07-17 01:34:31 3.7 million 150 thousand 1.35 0
 
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IDAlert Color Date (UTC)Mag. and depthMax Intensity (mmi*)Pop. within 100 kmTsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1174044

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
Episode 1174044
1 realtime 2017-07-17 01:34:31 3.7 million 1.35 0
  Earthquake 191698
0.23 realtime 2017-07-17 01:34:31 3.7 million 150 thousand 1.35 0
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16 Jul 2017 22:56 4.9M, 14.68km N/A 3.7 million 00:38 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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