M 4.6 in China on 22 Jun 2021 16:44 UTC
EQ parameters

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 61.88 Km
Lat/Lon: 28.0546 , 92.2173
Event Date: 22 Jun 2021 16:44 UTC
23 Jun 2021 00:44 Local
Exposed Population:
260000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us7000ef9z
Inserted at: 22 Jun 2021 17:19 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (Bhutan)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Bhutan= 4.6; India= 4.6; China= 3.6


For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000ef9z Scaled population (vector) 5.24  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -0.07  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1381935 0 22 Jun 2021 16:44 4.6M, 61.88km N/A 260 thousand (in 100km) 00:34 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in China , Autonomous Region of Xizang (population 2,433,427) . The nearest places are Pin-to, Jorra, Cona, Chuna, Dunxu, Te-li-mo, Lhünzê, Xara, Ritang, Chumba, and Pointong.

Radius Population
100 km 260000 people
75 km 110000 people
50 km 41000 people
20 km 4600 people
10 km 1000 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Xizang China 2.4 million people
Arunachal Pradesh India 900000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pin-to Xizang (Tibet) China Village - 14 km
Jorra Xizang (Tibet) China Village - 20 km
Cona Xizang (Tibet) China Village - 24 km
Chuna Arunachal Pradesh India Village - 32 km
Dunxu Xizang (Tibet) China Village - 36 km
Te-li-mo Xizang (Tibet) China Village - 38 km
Lhünzê Xizang (Tibet) China Village - 40 km
Xara Xizang (Tibet) China Village - 40 km
Ritang Xizang (Tibet) China Village - 40 km
Chumba Arunachal Pradesh India Village - 44 km
Gyitang Xizang (Tibet) China Village - 48 km
Kenze Mane Xizang (Tibet) China Village - 54 km
Nyaimai Xizang (Tibet) China Village - 54 km
Qayü Xizang (Tibet) China Village - 57 km
Jang Arunachal Pradesh India Village - 59 km
Twang Shyo Arunachal Pradesh India Village - 62 km
Lumpo Arunachal Pradesh India Village - 63 km
Ch'a-erh Xizang (Tibet) China Village - 63 km
Senge Dzong Arunachal Pradesh India Village - 66 km
Sakti Arunachal Pradesh India Village - 67 km
Pointong Arunachal Pradesh India Village - 67 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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