M 4.6 in China on 01 Aug 2020 23:47 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 1228512
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 39.7913 , 77.2859
Event Date: 01 Aug 2020 23:47 UTC
02 Aug 2020 07:47 Local
Exposed Population:
1250000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 02 Aug 2020 00:04 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
us6000b883 Scaled population (vector) 5.97  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -0.25  
  INFORM_normalised 0.93  
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Latest media headlines

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De acuerdo con una reciente crónica de The Guardian, un “tsunami de noticias falsas perjudica el esfuerzo de A. Latina para luchar contra el coronavirus”. La gigantesca ola de desinformación se mueve entre una variopinta escala desde lo ext
New study detects thousands of earthquakes in B.C. Peace region, most ... Mon, 03 Aug 2020 19:07:00 +0200.

B.C.'s Peace region is experiencing roughly 1,500 small earthquakes a year and most of them are connected to fracking operations, according to a new study. Researchers set up 15 earthquake detectors around the region and recorded 5,757 tiny
Today in historySun, 02 Aug 2020 09:53:00 +0200.

2 August 2020 (MIA) 338 BC – A Macedonian army led by Philip II defeated the combined forces of Athens and Thebes in the Battle of Chaeronea, securing Macedonian hegemony in Greece and the Aegean. 216 BC – Second Punic War: Battle of Cannae

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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