M 4.6 in China on 16 Oct 2017 13:03 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 1123977
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: 40.3819 , 77.0505
Event Date: 16 Oct 2017 13:03 UTC
16 Oct 2017 21:03 Local
Exposed Population:
240000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 Oct 2017 14:20 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.5 (Kyrgyzstan)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Kyrgyzstan= 4.5; China= 3.6


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000asq9 Scaled population (vector) 5.09  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -0.25  
  INFORM_normalised 0.93  
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (37), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),