M 6.1 in China on 04 Feb 2018 13:56 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: 6.1M
Depth: 11.97 Km
Lat/Lon: 24.1595 , 121.6777
Event Date: 04 Feb 2018 13:56 UTC
Exposed Population: 7430000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000cfn6
Inserted at: 04 Feb 2018 17:31 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 3.6 (CHN)

Earthquake impact details: population near epicentre

The earthquake happened in China ,of Taiwan (population 22,456,987) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
6700 people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 1.93 1197290 24.101/121.658 6.1 7.82 7.28 04 Feb 2018 14:18 00:21 (new episode)
2 0.01 1197290 24.101/121.658 6.1 7.82 5.91 04 Feb 2018 16:00 02:04 (upd of #1)
3 0.01 1197330 24.101/121.658 6.1 7.82 5.91 04 Feb 2018 17:31 03:34 (new episode)
4 0.01 1197330 24.16/121.678 6.1 11.97 5.12 04 Feb 2018 17:33 03:36 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Taiwan China 2500 people
Taiwan China 6.5 million people
Taiwan China 16.1 million people
Okinawa Japan 41000 people
Fujian China 420000 people

Affected populated places

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
T'ieh-chia-lung-she Hua-lien Taiwan City - 4 km
Hsin-ch'eng Hua-lien Taiwan City - 6 km
Ta-shan Hua-lien Taiwan Village5 - 16 km
Ao-hua I-lan Taiwan Village5 - 20 km
Hua-lien Hua-lien Taiwan Major city - 22 km
Lo-shao Hua-lien Taiwan Village5 - 25 km
Ch'u-yin Hua-lien Taiwan Village5 - 28 km
Jung-shu Hua-lien Taiwan Village5 - 28 km
Nan-ao I-lan Taiwan City - 37 km
Feng-shan Hua-lien Taiwan Village5 - 39 km
Mi-lo Hsin-chu Taiwan Village5 - 43 km
Shui-lien Hua-lien Taiwan Village5 - 43 km
Sung-pai T'ai-chung Taiwan Village5 - 44 km
Feng-lin Hua-lien Taiwan Village5 - 46 km
Tu-chang I-lan Taiwan Village5 - 51 km
Su-ao I-lan Taiwan City - 51 km
Feng-kuang Hua-lien Taiwan Village5 - 52 km
Chia-lu-lan Hua-lien Taiwan Village5 - 52 km
Yü-lan I-lan Taiwan Village5 - 57 km
Sha-lao Hua-lien Taiwan Village5 - 61 km
Feng-pin Hua-lien Taiwan Village5 - 64 km
I-lan I-lan Taiwan Major city - 68 km
Chi-yu-tieh Hsin-chu Taiwan Village5 - 93 km
Hsin-chu Hsin-chu Shih Taiwan Major city - 97 km
Tao-yüan T'ao-yuan Taiwan Major city - 98 km
Taipei T'ai-pei Chuan-Shih Taiwan Capital 2.5 million people 99 km
Hsin-chu T'ao-yuan Taiwan Village5 - 100 km
Ch'ien-tzu-chiao Hsin-chu Shih Taiwan Village5 - 102 km
Hsin-hu-k'ou Hsin-chu Taiwan Village5 - 105 km
Ha-lung-t'ai T'ai-chung Taiwan Village5 - 72 km
Fu-min Hua-lien Taiwan Village5 - 73 km
Tao-k'eng Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village5 - 76 km
Pu-li Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village5 - 76 km
Shih-tzu-t'ou T'ai-chung Taiwan Village5 - 77 km
Hsin-le-ts'un Hsin-chu Taiwan Village5 - 77 km
Shih-ti-ping Hua-lien Taiwan City - 78 km
Nei-wan Hsin-chu Taiwan City - 79 km
Lu-hu Miao-li Taiwan Village5 - 79 km
Tou-cheng I-lan Taiwan City - 79 km
Ta-lo-ma Hua-lien Taiwan Village5 - 80 km
Ta-chiang-k'ou Hua-lien Taiwan Village5 - 80 km
Yu-chih Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village5 - 81 km
Ta-p'ing T'ai-chung Taiwan Village5 - 82 km
Chang-yüan Hua-lien Taiwan Village5 - 85 km
Sung-pu Hua-lien Taiwan Village5 - 86 km
Pa-she-pu Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village5 - 87 km
San-li Hua-lien Taiwan Village5 - 88 km
Chu-kao-wu Miao-li Taiwan Village5 - 89 km
Chih-hu Miao-li Taiwan Village5 - 90 km
Ch'e-ch'eng Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village4 - 90 km
Hsin-tien T'ai-pei Chuan-Shih Taiwan City - 91 km
T'ai-kao-li Hua-lien Taiwan Village5 - 92 km
San-wan Hsin-chu Shih Taiwan City - 93 km
Shui-li Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village5 - 93 km
Shih-kang T'ai-chung Taiwan City - 93 km
Pan-ch'iao T'ai-pei Taiwan Major city - 94 km
Ying-ko T'ai-pei Taiwan Village4 - 95 km
Chia-tsou-wan Pi T'ai-tung Taiwan City - 96 km
Miao-li Miao-li Taiwan Major city - 98 km
Shuang-hsi T'ai-pei Taiwan Village4 - 98 km
Chu-nan Hsin-chu Shih Taiwan City - 98 km
Tai-chung-hsien T'ai-chung Taiwan City - 99 km
Yü-li Hua-lien Taiwan City - 99 km
Pei-shih-k'eng Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village5 - 99 km
Ming-te Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village5 - 99 km
Fweng-yüan T'ai-chung Taiwan Major city - 99 km
Chung-li T'ao-yuan Taiwan City - 99 km
Wei-she T'ai-chung Taiwan Village5 - 100 km
Hsin-i Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village5 - 102 km
Tung-pu Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village5 - 102 km
Chung-hsing-hsin-ts'un Nan-t'ou Taiwan City - 102 km
Tai-chung T'ai-chung Shih Taiwan Major city - 102 km
Ts'ao-t'un Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village5 - 104 km
Cho-ch'ing-ts'un Hua-lien Taiwan Village5 - 104 km
Shui-wei Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village5 - 105 km
Lu-ku-hsiang Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village5 - 105 km
Kuang-hsing-ts'un Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village5 - 105 km
Nan-tou Nan-t'ou Taiwan Major city - 106 km
Lin-kou T'ai-pei Taiwan Village4 - 106 km
Chi-lung Chi-lung Shih Taiwan City 390000 people 107 km
Wu-shih Pi T'ai-tung Taiwan City - 107 km
Shih-p'o-hsia T'ao-yuan Taiwan Village5 - 107 km
Yüan-li Miao-li Taiwan City - 107 km
Tung-hsiao Miao-li Taiwan City - 108 km
Ta-pu Chang-hua Taiwan Village5 - 109 km
Hai huang T'ai-chung Taiwan Village5 - 109 km
Chu-wei-tzu Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village5 - 112 km
Chung-fu T'ai-pei Taiwan Village5 - 113 km
Ching-shui T'ai-chung Taiwan City - 113 km
Ta-jen-tung Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village5 - 114 km
Wan-li T'ai-pei Taiwan Village4 - 114 km
Tan-shui T'ai-pei Chuan-Shih Taiwan City - 114 km
Kuan-yin T'ao-yuan Taiwan Village4 - 115 km
San Hsien Tai T'ai-tung Taiwan City - 115 km
Yuan Lin Chang-hua Taiwan City - 116 km
Chang-hua Chang-hua Taiwan Major city - 117 km
Tien-chung Chang-hua Taiwan City - 117 km
Hsia-wei-liao Yun-lin Taiwan Village5 - 118 km
Fu-li T'ai-tung Taiwan Village5 - 118 km
Chin-shan T'ai-pei Taiwan Village4 - 118 km
T'ung-t'ou Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village5 - 120 km
Ha-li-wei Chia-i Taiwan Village5 - 120 km
Cheng-kung T'ai-tung Taiwan City - 121 km
Ho-mel Chang-hua Taiwan City - 121 km
Pei-tou Chang-hua Taiwan Village5 - 122 km
San-chih T'ai-pei Taiwan City - 124 km
Ta-pang Chia-i Taiwan Village5 - 124 km
Ta-t'u-t'ou Chang-hua Taiwan Village5 - 125 km
Ch'ih-shang T'ai-tung Taiwan City - 126 km
Hsi-chou Chang-hua Taiwan Village5 - 126 km
San-pan-t'ou Yun-lin Taiwan Village5 - 126 km
Yün-lin Yun-lin Taiwan City - 127 km
Lu-kang Chang-hua Taiwan City - 128 km
Shui-chui T'ai-tung Taiwan Village5 - 128 km
Tou-liu Yun-lin Taiwan Major city - 128 km
Ku-keng Yun-lin Taiwan Village5 - 130 km
Hsin-i T'ai-tung Taiwan Village5 - 131 km
Hsi-lo Chang-hua Taiwan City - 131 km
Shiao-Mei Yun-lin Taiwan Village5 - 132 km
Ting-chuang Chang-hua Taiwan Village5 - 132 km
Ch'ing-hsi T'ai-tung Taiwan Village5 - 133 km
Kubura Okinawa Japan Village4 - 133 km
Kuan-shan T'ai-tung Taiwan Village5 - 134 km
Chih-chih-ya-she Chia-i Taiwan Village5 - 135 km
T'ien-liao Chia-i Taiwan Village5 - 136 km
Hu-wei Yun-lin Taiwan Village5 - 137 km
Tu-ho T'ai-tung Taiwan Village5 - 137 km
Erh-lin Chang-hua Taiwan City - 137 km
Fu-hsing Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village5 - 137 km

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)
Hualien HUN 16 Civ. Paved Yes 9000
Lishan LHN unknown 0
9 0
Sungshan TSA 6 Civ. Paved Yes 8500
Ao Hu Kou 152 0
Hsinchu HSZ 8 Civ. Paved Yes 12000
Taoyuan 45 Mil. Paved No 10000
Sun Moon Lake SMT unknown 0
Lung Tan 241 Civ. Paved No 3200
Pa Kuei 141 0
Highway Strip 58 60 120 0
Taichung TXG 112 Mil. Paved Yes 5300
Ching Chuan Kang AB 203 Mil. Paved No 12000
Chiang Kai Shek International TPE 33 Civ. Paved Yes 12000
Highway Strip 206 23 0
Yonaguni OGN 21 Civ. Paved Yes 4900
Highway Strip 260 30 0
Chiayi CYI 25 Civ. Paved Yes 10000
Taitung TTT 37 Mil. Paved No 11000
Green Island GNI 8 Civ. Paved No 3300
Feng Nin 42 Civ. Paved Yes 7900
Highway Strip 296 298 9 0
Kuei Jen 30 0
Highway Strip 331 334 11 0
Tainan TNN 19 Mil. Paved Yes 10000
Pingtung North 29 Mil. Paved No 8000
Pingtung South 24 Mil. Paved Yes 7800
Kangshan 10 Mil. Paved No 7500
Hateruma HTR unknown 0
Tso Ying 9 0
Makung AB MZG 31 Mil. Paved Yes 6500
Kaohsiung International KHH 9 Civ. Paved Yes 10300
Iriomote Jima 12 0
P Eng Hu 21 0
Wang An 30 0
Ishigaki ISG 26 Civ. Paved Yes 4900
15 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Hualien TWHUN Taiwan
Suao TWSUO Taiwan
Keelung (Chilung) TWKEL Taiwan
Tan Shui Taiwan
Taichung TWTXG Taiwan
Tai Tung Taiwan
Tai Nan Taiwan
An Ping Chiang Taiwan
Irionote Island Japan
Tai Chung Taiwan
Kaohsiung TWKHH Taiwan
Peng Hu Taiwan
Ishigaki Japan

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