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M 4.6 in China on 20 Sep 2014 21:14 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
  • Depth: 30.14 Km
  • Event Date: 20 Sep 2014 21:14 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 916699 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 21 Sep 2014 00:48 UTC


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Latest media headlines

Articles: 72 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Weiter-Bildung: Freudenberg Gruppe baut Hilfsprojekt in China aus
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:59:00 +0200   mittelstandcafe (de)

Sechs Jahre sind vergangen, seit Freudenberg die Grundschule im chinesischen Haijin bei Jiangyou nach dem verheerenden Erdbeben in der Region Sichuan wieder aufgebaut hat. Für die Kinder von damals ist die Grundschulzeit inzwischen vorbei, nicht aber die finanzielle und persönliche Unterstützung durch das Haijin-Projektteam der Freudenberg Gruppe.

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HK approves grant for SW China earthquake victims
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:10:00 +0200   xinhuanet_en (en)

HONG KONG, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Hong Kong government Monday announced that a grant of 395,000 HK dollars (about 50,968 U.S. dollars) has been approved to Correctional Services Department Credit Union Education Fund (CSDCU Education Fund) for providing relief to earthquake victims in Yunnan Province, southwest China.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (64), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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