M 5.7 in China on 29 Jan 2023 23:49 UTC

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: 5.7M
Depth: 27.527 Km
Lat/Lon: 39.9998 , 82.3599
Event Date: 29 Jan 2023 23:49 UTC
30 Jan 2023 07:49 Local
Exposed Population: 110 thousand in MMI&>=IV
Source: NEIC us6000jk82
Inserted at: 30 Jan 2023 03:07 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score
3.6 (China)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000jk82 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1486128 0 29 Jan 2023 23:49 5.8M, 33.664km 5.49 N/A (in MMI>=VII) 00:20 NEIC
1486156 0 29 Jan 2023 23:49 5.7M, 27.527km 5.64 N/A (in MMI>=VII) 03:17 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 Xinjiang.

Radius Population
100 km 24000 people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Xinjiang China no people

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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