M 5.8 in China on 17 Jun 2019 14:55 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 28.4088 , 104.9654
Event Date: 17 Jun 2019 14:55 UTC
17 Jun 2019 22:55 Local
Exposed Population: 10810000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us600041ry
Inserted at: 17 Jun 2019 17:12 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 3.6 (China)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 2.2 2.2
us600041ry Scaled population (raster) 4.06  
  C1 shakemap -0.37  
  C2 shakemap 0.76  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.82  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1264683 2 17 Jun 2019 14:55 5.9M, 10km 7.3 10.9 million 02:05 NEIC
1264685 2.2 17 Jun 2019 14:55 5.8M, 10km 7.57 10.8 million 02:16 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 ,of Sichuan (population 118,811,800) . The alertlevel for this event is RED

Intensity Population
2000 people
140000 people
590000 people
3 million people
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 1.9 1264683 28.414/104.98 5.9 10.0 7.243 17 Jun 2019 15:19 00:23 (new episode)
2 1.8 1264683 28.414/104.98 5.9 10.0 7.131 17 Jun 2019 15:36 00:40 (upd of #1)
3 1.9 1264683 28.414/104.98 5.9 10.0 7.243 17 Jun 2019 15:58 01:03 (upd of #2)
4 2 1264683 28.414/104.98 5.9 10.0 7.295 17 Jun 2019 17:00 02:05 (upd of #3)
5 2 1264685 28.414/104.98 5.9 10.0 7.295 17 Jun 2019 17:12 02:16 (new episode)
6 1.8 1264685 28.409/104.965 5.8 10.0 7.221 17 Jun 2019 17:14 02:18 (upd of #5)
7 1.8 1264685 28.405/104.957 5.8 10.0 7.221 17 Jun 2019 17:30 02:34 (upd of #6)
8 2.2 1264685 28.405/104.957 5.8 10.0 7.572 18 Jun 2019 15:00 1d 00:04 (upd of #7)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Sichuan China 110000 people
Sichuan China 520000 people
Sichuan China 2.8 million people
Yunnan China 5500 people
Sichuan China 52000 people
Yunnan China 19000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Chiu-chang-ning Sichuan China City - 9 km
Gong Xian Sichuan China City - 19 km
Changning Sichuan China City - 19 km
Dipeng Sichuan China Village5 - 24 km
Xunchang Sichuan China Village4 64000 people 26 km
Gusong Sichuan China Village5 - 28 km
Gujiahe Sichuan China Village5 - 29 km
Shangluochang Sichuan China Village5 - 34 km
Daba Sichuan China Village5 - 36 km
Ch'ing-fu Sichuan China Village5 - 36 km
Jiangmenchang Sichuan China Village5 - 36 km
Shangmachang Sichuan China Village5 - 37 km
Jiangan Sichuan China City - 37 km
Gao Xian Sichuan China City - 39 km
Lo-piao Sichuan China Village5 - 43 km
Qingfu Sichuan China City - 44 km
Nanxi Sichuan China Village5 - 47 km
Luochang Sichuan China Village5 - 49 km
Jinshawan Sichuan China Village5 - 49 km
Baixi Sichuan China Village5 - 51 km
Yibin Sichuan China City 230000 people 52 km
Anbianzhen Sichuan China City - 55 km
Lung-shui Sichuan China Village5 - 150 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Yibin Heliport P 250 0

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Haojiacun -99
Mamiao 1959

More information

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