M 4.6 in China on 20 Sep 2020 23:54 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 1236153
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 22.9442 , 121.6264
Event Date: 20 Sep 2020 23:54 UTC
21 Sep 2020 07:54 Local
Exposed Population:
340000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 21 Sep 2020 00:17 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.6 (China)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000bqlw Scaled population (vector) 5.43  
  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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Latest media headlines

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