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M 6.4 in China on 17 Nov 2017 22:34 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 6.4M
  • Depth: 8 Km
  • Event Date: 17 Nov 2017 22:34 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 100000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 18 Nov 2017 21:49 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (IND)
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: IND= 4.6; CHN= 3.6

References

Known identifiers for this event: gfz2017wojr (geofonid) us2000bqsn (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 616 | About casualties: 19 | Last hour: 0

Joint drills beneficial for managing difference between China and US: US General
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:46:00 +0100   chinabroadcast (en)

The drills were designed to ensure the soldiers can better deal with humanitarian relief and disaster rescue operations. US Army Pacific Commanding General Robert Brown, who headed the US side during the exercises, said while the two sides may still have differences in many areas, the concept of saving lives remains universal.

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No casualties reported after 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits SW China
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:24:00 +0100   peopledaily (en)

Thanks to sparse population at the epicenter, improved infrastructure, and timely rescue, no casualties have been reported after the 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit Nyingchi, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, at 6:34 a.m. on Nov. 18. “We were terrified when the earthquake hit, but we felt....

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 strikes southern China - USGS
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 04:39:00 +0100   euronews-en (en)

(Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck southern China near the Indian border on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey ( USGS ) said. The quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.7, struck at 6:34 a.m. on Saturday (2234 GMT on Friday) at a shallow depth of 6.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (67), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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