M 4.6 in China on 02 Jul 2020 03:11 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 1224796
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 27.1785 , 104.684
Event Date: 02 Jul 2020 03:11 UTC
02 Jul 2020 11:11 Local
Exposed Population:
8900000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 04 Jul 2020 22:57 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.6 (China)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.3
us7000agdw Scaled population (vector) 6.95  
  C1 earthquake 1.39  
  C2 earthquake -0.24  
  Country Vulnerability 0.26  
  INFORM_normalised 0.82  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Meteo assessment
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 23 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

As the coronavirus spread, two social media communities drifted apartMon, 06 Jul 2020 01:33:00 +0200.

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What’s long and fast, and can run if there’s an earthquake? Japan’s ne ... Sun, 05 Jul 2020 18:53:00 +0200.

Japan has launched a speed-record-breaking new Shinkansen, or bullet train. Not only is it convenient than previous models, however it can also run without external power during an emergency, albeit only for a quick distance. The N700S coul
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China mystery: Strange noise causes thousands to flee village over hug ... Sun, 05 Jul 2020 18:47:00 +0200.

A strange noise echoing throughout a village in China forced many to flee out of fear. Despite the confusion, some residents in the villages in the Guizhou county went in search of this sound with the belief it was a mythical creature. Some
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La maldición de la peoníaSun, 05 Jul 2020 02:45:00 +0200.

La maldición de la Peonía Autor: LAZ Publicado: 04/07/2020 | 07:34 pm. Cuandp pienso en la peonía recuerdo aquellos collares con que los milicianos bajaban de las montañas del Escambray, a comienzos de los 60, luego de haber participado en
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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 (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),