M 5.9 in China on 20 Jan 2016 17:13 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 10 km
Lat/Lon: 37.7195 , 101.5844
Event Date: 20 Jan 2016 17:13 UTC
Exposed Population: 2610000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 Jan 2016 17:36 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),