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M 5.1 in Sichuan, China on 01 Oct 2014 01:23 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: 5.1M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 01 Oct 2014 01:23 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 3861280 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 01 Oct 2014 01:45 UTC


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Latest media headlines

Articles: 84 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

5.0-magnitude quake hits Sichuan, no casualties reported so far
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:08:00 +0200   xinhuanet_en (en)

BEIJING, Oct. 1 (Xinhuanet) -- A 5.0-magnitude earthquake has hit Yuexi County, the Autonomous Prefecture of Liangshan, in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. So far, no casualties have been reported in Wednesday morning’s quake. Authorities have since launched a level-three emergency response to deal with the aftermath.

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5.0-magnitude quake hits Sichuan
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:55:00 +0200   xinhuanet_en (en)

BEIJING, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- A 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck Yuexi County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, at 9:23 a.m. Wednesday, the China Earthquake Networks Center said. The epicenter was monitored at 28.4 degrees north latitude and 102.8 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 15 km, the center said.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (61), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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