M 5.5 in China on 24 Jun 2012 07:59 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 117729
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 9 Km
Lat/Lon: 27.7669 , 100.768
Event Date: 24 Jun 2012 07:59 UTC
24 Jun 2012 15:59 Local
Exposed Population: 810000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 21 Feb 2018 10:24 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.6 (China)


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Latest media headlines

Articles: 308 | About casualties: 36 | Last hour: 0

Nuevas plantas de energía limpia generarán equivalente a 2 reactores e ... Thu, 28 Jun 2012 06:51:00 +0200.

Japón planea construir plantas de energía solar y eólica que en los próximos cuatro años añadirán más de dos millones de kilovatios a la capacidad de generación del país, lo que equivale a la electricidad producida por dos reactores nuclear
Tsunami risk to Northern Calif. assessedThu, 28 Jun 2012 03:15:00 +0200.

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 27 (UPI) -- Researchers in California say they've compiled the first study of the potential for destructive tsunamis on the northwest coast of the state.

Kandilli Rasathanesi'nden iki iyi haber. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Erdik, Marmara'da Japonya'daki gibi büyük bir deprem olamayacağı müjdesini verdi. İkinci müjde ise erken uyarı sistemlerinin depremi 10 saniye önce haber vereceği. Boğaziçi Üniversi
Istanbul to renew earthquake systemThu, 28 Jun 2012 02:57:00 +0200.

Istanbul Special Provincial Administration is renewing its ‘Earthquake Emergency Response’ and ‘Early ...

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),