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M 4.6 in China on 30 Nov 2016 12:04 UTC
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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: 4.6M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 30 Nov 2016 12:04 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 1109230 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 30 Nov 2016 12:29 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10007d99 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 204 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

A plush panda, a 'China Leg' and a new love
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:42:00 +0100   chinadaily (en)

In April, 28-year-old Ecuadorean Santiago Navarrete had his right leg amputated after being injured in a 7.8-magnitude earthquake. Thanks to Beijing-based international disaster relief NGO Pearl Humanitarian Rescue (PHR), he now wears a prosthesis. Navarette lost his leg, but found a new love for a....

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British fighters to fly over South China Sea; sail carriers in the Pacific after 2020, says envoy
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:30:00 +0100   expressindia (en)

A British Royal Air Force Typhoon aircraft. It is Britains front line air-superiority fighter and currently four plane are stationed in Japan. (Source: Reuters) British fighter planes visiting Japan will fly over the South China Sea and Britain will sail aircraft carriers in the Pacific once they....

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China: Across China: Hong Kong helps reinvent quake-ravaged Sichuan
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 03:49:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

CHENGDU, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- A catastrophic earthquake leveled Wolong Primary School in southwest China's Sichuan Province in 2008, but a rebuilt campus that brought comfort and modernity to students living deep in the mountains served as a small silver lining.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (72), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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