M 6.4 in China on 06 Feb 2018 15:50 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.4M
Depth: 9.45 km
Lat/Lon: 24.1578 , 121.6796
Event Date: 06 Feb 2018 15:50 UTC
Exposed Population: 7260000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Feb 2018 16:12 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.6 (TWN)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 417 | About casualties: 64 | Last hour: 0

False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system
Sat, 10 Feb 2018 15:53:00 +0100.

"Now I have to check every single time, God forbid, there's a tornado warning, a tsunami alert, pick your poison," said Grosso, 25, a social media manager from Stamford. "I have to look at it and go, 'Is it a test? Was it sent in error?' An
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False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system
Sat, 10 Feb 2018 15:43:00 +0100.

junkie John Grosso knew it was highly unlikely a monster wave was barreling toward the Connecticut coast. Still, when a tsunami warning appeared out of the blue on his phone Tuesday, he felt a twinge of fear. His co-workers, who got the sam
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False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system
Sat, 10 Feb 2018 15:39:00 +0100.

By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press. Weather junkie John Grosso knew it was highly unlikely a monster wave was barreling toward the Connecticut coast. Still, when a tsunami warning appeared out of the blue on his phone Tuesday, he felt a t
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False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system
Sat, 10 Feb 2018 15:36:00 +0100.

Weather junkie John Grosso knew it was highly unlikely a monster wave was barreling toward the Connecticut coast. Still, when a tsunami warning appeared out of the blue on his phone Tuesday, he felt a twinge of fear. His co-workers, who got
...(more)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (109), (4), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (3), USGS (4), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),