M 6.6 in China on 05 Sep 2022 04:52 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 29.7263 , 102.279
Event Date: 05 Sep 2022 04:52 UTC
05 Sep 2022 12:52 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI VIII
20 thousand (in MMI>=VII)
Source: NEIC us7000i59t
Inserted at: 05 Sep 2022 05:14 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 3.6 (China)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 1.6 1.6
us7000i59t Scaled population (raster) 3.09  
  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
1460213 1.5 05 Sep 2022 04:52 6.5M, 10km 6.94 20 thousand (in 100km) 00:08 GEOFON
1460216 1.6 05 Sep 2022 04:52 6.6M, 10km 7.56 20 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 00:21 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 Yunnan (population 40,970,460) . The alertlevel for this event is ORANGE

Intensity Population
<1000 people
19000 people
130000 people
1.2 million people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 1.6 1460216 29.726/102.279 6.6 10.0 7.563 05 Sep 2022 05:16 00:24 (new episode)
2 1.6 1460216 29.726/102.279 6.6 10.0 7.563 05 Sep 2022 06:57 02:05 (upd of #1)
3 1.6 1460216 29.726/102.279 6.6 10.0 7.563 06 Sep 2022 05:40 1d 00:48 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Sichuan China 26000 people
Sichuan China 100000 people
Sichuan China 130000 people
Yunnan China <1000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Detuo Sichuan China Village - 18 km
Yidong Sichuan China Village - 21 km
Luding Sichuan China City - 22 km
Sipingchang Sichuan China Village - 36 km
Han-yuan-chieh Sichuan China City - 37 km
Jiuxiangzhen Sichuan China Village - 42 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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