M 4.6 in China on 16 Apr 2018 13:48 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1140469
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 15.17 Km
Lat/Lon: 22.9837 , 121.3695
Event Date: 16 Apr 2018 13:48 UTC
Exposed Population: 1210000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 Apr 2018 14:07 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.6 (China)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000e0y6 Scaled population 5.91  
  C1 earthquake 1.39  
  C2 earthquake -0.24  
  Country Vulnerability 0.26  
  INFORM_normalised 0.82  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 15 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

China strengthens international space cooperationFri, 20 Apr 2018 09:29:00 +0200.

China will continue to strengthen international cooperation in peaceful exploration and utilization of outer space, said Li Guoping, a spokesman of the China National Space Administration (CNSA), Thursday. So far, China has signed 121 coope
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China strengthens international space cooperationFri, 20 Apr 2018 08:31:00 +0200.

China will continue to strengthen international cooperation in peaceful exploration and utilization of outer space, said Li Guoping, a spokesman of the China National Space Administration (CNSA), Thursday. So far, China has signed 121 coope
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China accidentally reported two major quakes which never happened: Ear ... Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:08:00 +0200.

China accidentally reported two major quakes which never happened: Earthquake administration The information stayed on its website for at least an hour, though did not appear on its microblog, which is how many people in China first learn o
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China accidentally reports two major quakes that never happenedFri, 20 Apr 2018 06:59:00 +0200.

A girl lays flowers to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sichuan earthquake in May 2008 that killed almost 90,000 people in China. Photograph: VCG via Getty Images. Chinese authorities have admitted accidentally reporting two major earthqua
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (33), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),