M 4.6 in China on 14 Jan 2019 13:49 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 1167995
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 30.3 Km
Lat/Lon: 40.2668 , 77.2486
Event Date: 14 Jan 2019 13:49 UTC
Exposed Population: 370000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 Jan 2019 14:19 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.5 (Kyrgyzstan)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Kyrgyzstan= 4.5; China= 3.6

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000j3rd Scaled population 5.42  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -0.25  
  INFORM_normalised 0.93  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 22 | About casualties: 18 | Last hour: 0

AP WAS THERE: California's deadly 1994 Northridge earthquakeWed, 16 Jan 2019 20:30:00 +0100.

This week marks 25 years since a deadly earthquake struck Southern California's densely populated San Fernando Valley. A study put the death toll from the magnitude 6.7 Northridge quake at 72, including heart attacks. About 9,000 people wer
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AP WAS THERE: Southern California’s deadly 1994 earthquakeWed, 16 Jan 2019 16:24:00 +0100.

Severe quake hits Southern California; at least 24 dead. By CATHERINE O’BRIEN, Associated Press Writer. LOS ANGELES — A violent earthquake struck Southern California before dawn today, turning freeways into rubble, collapsing buildings with
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AP WAS THERE: Southern California's deadly 1994 earthquakeWed, 16 Jan 2019 08:46:00 +0100.

Severe quake hits Southern California; at least 24 dead. By CATHERINE O'BRIEN, Associated Press Writer. LOS ANGELES — A violent earthquake struck Southern California before dawn today, turning freeways into rubble, collapsing buildings with
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AP WAS THERE: Southern California’s deadly 1994 earthquakeWed, 16 Jan 2019 08:39:00 +0100.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — This week marks 25 years since a deadly earthquake struck Southern California’s densely populated San Fernando Valley. The state said at least 57 died in the magnitude 6.7 Northridge quake, but a study issued the followin
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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),