M 6.1 in China on 04 Feb 2018 13:56 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can 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: 7260000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 04 Feb 2018 17:31 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.6 (CHN)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 903 | About casualties: 176 | Last hour: 0

Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 9Thu, 08 Feb 2018 13:49:00 +0100. Agencies HUALIEN, Taiwan. The death toll from Taiwan's massive earthquake has risen to nine, officials say, as rescuers race against the clock to reach trapped survivors. According to the rescue authorities, 265 people are injured and 62 re
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Endonezya’da 5,3 büyüklüğünde depremThu, 08 Feb 2018 13:44:00 +0100. Endonezya'nın Sumatra Adası'nda bulunan Açe eyaletinde 5,3 büyüklüğünde deprem meydana geldi. Endonezya Meteoroloji, İklim ve Jeofizik Kurumu (BMKG), merkez üssü Batı Açe bölgesinin 26 kilometre kuzeydoğusunda olan depremin 10 kilometre der
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Los equipos de salvamento rescatan a la mayoría de los desaparecidos tras e ... Thu, 08 Feb 2018 13:09:00 +0100. el pasado martes, por lo que a terremoto de 6,4 grados en la escala Richter que sacudió la isla hora quedan ocho personas desaparecidas . En las últimas horas y apremiados por el peligro de que nuevos temblores puedan causar más derrumbamie
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LEAD La Chine ouvre un centre international d'alerte aux tsunamisThu, 08 Feb 2018 12:54:00 +0100. La Chine a ouvert un centre international d'alerte aux tsunamis pour aider les pays bordant la mer de Chine méridionale, ont annoncé jeudi des responsables des affaires océaniques. Le centre, construit et dirigé par la Chine, surveille les
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),