M 6.5 in China on 08 Aug 2017 13:19 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: 6.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 33.2171 , 103.8432
Event Date: 08 Aug 2017 13:19 UTC
Exposed Population: 510000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000a5x1
Inserted at: 08 Aug 2017 13:40 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
1176695 0.81 08 Aug 2017 13:19 6.5M, 10km 6.84 520 thousand 00:20 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in China , Province of Sichuan (population 118,811,800) . The nearest places are Tazang, Nan'pin, Baihe, Shuanghe, Yung-feng-hsiang, Ma-t'i-tzu, Nanping, Daglang, Huangshengguan, Huang-cheng-kuan, and Qoijêgoin.

Radius Population
100 km 510000 people
75 km 220000 people
50 km 85000 people
20 km 20000 people
10 km 7800 people
5 km <1000 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
Tazang Sichuan China Village5 - 9 km
Nan'pin Sichuan China Village6 - 24 km
Baihe Sichuan China Village6 - 27 km
Shuanghe Sichuan China Village6 - 34 km
Yung-feng-hsiang Sichuan China Village5 - 37 km
Ma-t'i-tzu Sichuan China Village6 - 37 km
Nanping Sichuan China Village5 - 37 km
Daglang Sichuan China Village6 - 39 km
Huangshengguan Sichuan China Village6 - 45 km
Huang-cheng-kuan Sichuan China Village5 - 48 km
Chang-la Sichuan China Village6 - 49 km
Bobso Sichuan China Village5 - 51 km
Pao-tso Sichuan China Village6 - 59 km
Chung-chai Gansu China Village6 - 60 km
Razisi Gansu China Village6 - 60 km
Xuebao Ding Sichuan China Village6 - 61 km
Huang-chiao-kuan Sichuan China Village5 - 63 km
Gaparma Gansu China Village6 - 64 km
Songping Gansu China Village6 - 65 km
Wangbachu Sichuan China Village5 - 67 km
Jiao'erqiao Gansu China Village6 - 67 km
Shifang Gansu China Village6 - 69 km
Yahusi Gansu China Village6 - 69 km
Gongba Gansu China Village6 - 69 km
Qoijêgoin 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
Huanglong 3448 0 43 km

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