M 6 in China on 19 Jan 2020 13:27 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1202436
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 6.28 Km
Lat/Lon: 39.8309 , 77.1064
Event Date: 19 Jan 2020 13:27 UTC
19 Jan 2020 21:27 Local
Exposed Population: 1340000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 Jan 2020 20:07 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.5 (China)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Kyrgyzstan= 4.5; China= 3.6


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GDACS score
NEIC 1.7 1.7
us60007anp Scaled population (raster) 3.34  
  C1 shakemap -0.37  
  C2 shakemap 0.76  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.82  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 69 | About casualties: 29 | Last hour: 0

Light earthquake recorded in KyrgyzstanWed, 22 Jan 2020 11:13:00 +0100.

Bishkek, Jan.22, 2020. /Kabar/. An earthquake of about 4.5 magnitude was recorded in the country on Jan.21 at 07:10 a.m. According to the data of the Institute of Seismology of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, the in
Earthquake hits Naryn region of KyrgyzstanWed, 22 Jan 2020 09:59:00 +0100.

An earthquake occurred yesterday at 19.10 in Naryn region of Kyrgyzstan. Press service of the Ministry of Emergencies reported. According to the Institute of Seismology of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, 4.5 magnitu
Magnitude 4.5 earthquake recorded in Naryn, KyrgyzstanWed, 22 Jan 2020 05:22:00 +0100.

. AKIPRESS.COM - Magnitude 4.5 earthquake was recorded in the Naryn region on Jan 21 at 19:10, the Institute of Seismology said. No damages were reported, though the villages near the epicenter felt the quakes at magnitude 4. Naryn town fe
World 22 mins ago 1 dead in Xinjiang quakeMon, 20 Jan 2020 19:22:00 +0100.

XINJIANG, China (China Daily) — One was confirmed dead and two were injured after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on Sunday. The quake jolted Jiashi county in Kashgar prefecture at 9:27 p.m.

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),