M 4.6 in Kyrgyzstan on 16 May 2017 09:07 UTC

Event 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: 10 km
Lat/Lon: 42.1947 , 71.8599
Event Date: 16 May 2017 09:07 UTC
Exposed Population: 950000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 May 2017 09:36 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.5 (KGZ)
INFORM Coping capacity list: KGZ= 4.5; UZB= 4.1; KAZ= 3.7

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),