M 5.4 in China on 13 Jun 2020 20:18 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 1222135
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.4M
Depth: 51.6 Km
Lat/Lon: 24.3126 , 122.4605
Event Date: 13 Jun 2020 20:18 UTC
14 Jun 2020 04:18 Local
Exposed Population: 3400000 people in MMI>=IV
680000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 Jun 2020 20:22 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.6 (China)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000abge Scaled population (raster) 0  
  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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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 10 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Volcano in northeast China may be ‘recharging’ for eruption, study fin ... Tue, 16 Jun 2020 23:03:00 +0200.

The modelling suggests the magma chambers dwarf the Wei Mountain volcano, which is 100 metres tall and 5km wide. Photo: Handout. Volcano in northeast China may be ‘recharging’ for eruption, study finds. Researchers say they discovered two
Beijing-Zhangjiakou line unveils smart railway system eraSun, 14 Jun 2020 19:02:00 +0200.

China’s first self-driving high speed railway linking the two host cities of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games went into operation on March 30, featuring cutting-edge homegrown technologies deemed as major breakthroughs regarding China’s rail d
The black hole through which the virus sneaked | The coronavirus crisi ... Sun, 14 Jun 2020 08:01:00 +0200.

The first person to die of coronavirus in Spain was a 69-year-old man who had traveled to Nepal and died in the ICU of the Arnau hospital in Vilanova (Valencia) on February 13. But the cause of his death was not known until March 3. During
Quakes strike off coast of Japan, TaiwanSun, 14 Jun 2020 04:24:00 +0200.

A strong but deep 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of southwest Japan early Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued. There were no immediate reports of injury or damage caused by the earthquake;

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),