M 6.1 in China on 03 Aug 2014 08:30 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1037078
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 27.24 , 103.43
Event Date: 03 Aug 2014 08:30 UTC
Exposed Population: 6660000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 03 Aug 2014 08:54 UTC


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Latest media headlines

Articles: 1012 | About casualties: 200 | Last hour: 0

Death toll from quake in south China rises to 398Mon, 04 Aug 2014 13:11:00 +0200.

KUNMING, China (AP) — Rescuers dug through shattered homes Monday looking for survivors of a strong earthquake in southern China's Yunnan province as the death toll rose to at least 398 people, with more than 1,800 injured. About 12,000 h
Bilan officiel revu à la hausse en Chine après le séismeMon, 04 Aug 2014 13:09:00 +0200.

Près de 400 morts et plus de 1 800 blessés. Le dernier bilan officiel des autorités chinoises s'est encore alourdi, quelques heures après le séisme…
VIDEO - Séisme en Chine: le bilan s'alourdit avec près de 400 mortsMon, 04 Aug 2014 13:07:00 +0200.

De vastes opérations de secours sont déployées, ce lundi, dans le sud-ouest de la Chine, à travers les zones montagneuses dévastées par le fort séisme de la veille, d'une magnitude de 6,1. Au moins 398 morts et des milliers de blessés.
China quake death toll climbs to 398 as rescuers seek survivorsMon, 04 Aug 2014 13:05:00 +0200.

BEIJING (Reuters) - The death toll from a magnitude 6.3 earthquake that hit southwestern China on Sunday climbed to 398 people, state media reported on Monday.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (37), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),