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Mw 5.5 Earthquake, Green alert in China on 24 Jun 2012 07:59 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake magnitude 5.5M and depth 9.3km
  • on 24 Jun 2012 07:59 UTC
  • 790000 people within 100km
  • inserted at 24 Jun 2012 08:18:43 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: EQ-2012-000103-CHN (glide) usb000apip (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 308 | About casualties: 36 | Last hour: 0

China: Yunnan Earthquake 2012: Work Report 1
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 14:49:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

Source: Hong Kong Red Cross Country: China Situation Update A 5.7 magnitude earthquake jolted the border of Ninglang County, Lijiang of Yunnan Province and Yanyuan County, Liangshan of Sichuan Province at 3:59 pm on 24 June. The situation in Yunnan was more serious.

People and organisations:

SW China quake victims well looked after
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 04:02:00 +0200   xinhuanet_en (en)

KUNMING, June 26 (Xinhua) -- Most victims of an earthquake in a mountainous area of southwest China on Sunday have received proper treatment and provisions, said local authorities on Tuesday. Relief funds and goods have been rushed to the quake-affected region and allotted to victims.

People and organisations:

SW China quake victims well looked after
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 01:41:00 +0200   chinadaily (en)

Most victims of an earthquake in a mountainous area of Southwest China have received proper treatment and provisions, said local authorities on Tuesday.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (71), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2),

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