M 5.9 in China on 22 Nov 2014 08:55 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 1043609
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 14.55 Km
Lat/Lon: 30.34 , 101.72
Event Date: 22 Nov 2014 08:55 UTC
22 Nov 2014 16:55 Local
Exposed Population: About 20000 people in MMI>=VI
470000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Nov 2014 10:24 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 545 | About casualties: 62 | Last hour: 0

Un séisme de magnitude 6,2 a fait près de 40 blessés à NaganoSun, 23 Nov 2014 07:22:00 +0100.

Un fort séisme de magnitude 6,2 a fait samedi soir au Japon près de 40 blessés dans la préfecture de Nagano, dans le centre-nord du pays. Il a également provoqué des dégâts importants dans une station de ski dont les habitations se sont eff
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Japonia: prawie 60 rannych w rezultacie trzęsienia ziemiSun, 23 Nov 2014 07:17:00 +0100.

Trzęsienie ziemi miało miejsce ok. godz. 22.08 (14.08 czasu polskiego), po nim nastąpiły wstrząsy wtórne, z których jeden miał siłę 4,3. Ognisko wstrząsów znalazło się na głębokości ok. 10 km; były one odczuwane w odległym o 180 km Tokio. N
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A 6.8-magnitude quake strikes central JapanSun, 23 Nov 2014 07:15:00 +0100.

Over in Japan another earthquake has struck a mountainous area near Nagano city, 231 kilometers from Tokyo. The quake registered at a magnitude of 6.8 while the US Geological Survey said it was magnitude 6.2. So far at least 10 homes were r
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Strong quake in western China's Sichuan province kills at least 4 peop ... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:12:00 +0100.

BEIJING — A strong earthquake that hit a sparsely populated, mountainous area of western China killed at least four people and injured 54 others, including schoolchildren in a stampede, officials said Sunday. The U.S. Geological Survey said
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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 (41), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),