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M 6.3 in China on 08 Aug 2017 23:27 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 6.3M
  • Depth: 25.87 Km
  • Event Date: 08 Aug 2017 23:27 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 436807 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 08 Aug 2017 23:47 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: us2000a65e (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 1766 | About casualties: 338 | Last hour: 0

China earthquake: Death toll rises to 24
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 20:32:00 +0200   business-standard (en)

The death toll in an earthquake that struck China's Sichuan Province last week has risen to 24. The number of injured has increased to 500 in the 7.0 magnitude quake. As per latest reports, the possibility of rain in the area has raised fears of secondary hazards such as landslides.

People and organisations:

Storms disrupt flights across China, authorities warn of flash floods
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 14:57:00 +0200   trust (en)

The extreme weather came after a tornado struck Inner Mongolia on Friday, killing five people. * City authorities raise alert level to "orange" from "yellow" * Storms follow deadly tornado strike in Inner Mongolia. * Flights at other centres disrupted (Updating flight data in paras 4,5) By Josephine Mason and Shu Zhang.

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Storms disrupt flights across China, authorities warn of flash floods
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 14:26:00 +0200   dnaindia (en)

Storms swept across Beijing and southeastern China on Saturday, disrupting thousands of flights and flooding towns, while authorities warned that rain and wind could cause landslides in the area where a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck this week. Beijing authorities raised their weather alert level....

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (64), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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