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M 6.5 in China on 08 Aug 2017 13:19 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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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: 6.5M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 08 Aug 2017 13:19 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 519187 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 08 Aug 2017 13:40 UTC

Overview

China - Earthquake

(Created: Wed, 09 Aug 2017 05:35:00 +02:00)

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References

Known identifiers for this event: us2000a5x1 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 1867 | About casualties: 387 | Last hour: 0

Storms disrupt flights in Beijing, authorities warn of flash floods, landslides in China
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 11:44:00 +0200   timesofoman (en)

Beijing: Thunderstorms lashed Beijing on Saturday, disrupting hundreds of flights at one of the world's largest airports, while authorities warned that rain and wind could cause landslides in the area where a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck this week. Beijing authorities raised their weather alert....

People and organisations:

Suben a 24 los muertos por el terremoto de 7 grados en el centro de China
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 11:00:00 +0200   diariodenavarra (es)

El número de muertos por el , provincia de Sichuan , en el centro del país, aumentó este sábado a 24, al hallarse cuatro nuevos cadáveres , informó la agencia oficial Xinhua. Las autoridades indicaron que hay cinco desaparecidos tras el seísmo, que causó 493 heridos de los que 45 siguen en estado grave.

People and organisations:

Storms disrupt Beijing flights; downpours also affect flights in other parts of China
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 09:55:00 +0200   straitstimesSG (en)

BEIJING (REUTERS) - Thunderstorms lashed Beijing on Saturday (Aug 12), disrupting hundreds of flights at one of the world's largest airports, while the authorities warned that rain and wind could cause landslides in Sichuan province where a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck this week.

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (75), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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