M 5 in China on 30 Sep 2020 04:37 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 1237431
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.0M
Depth: 103.89 Km
Lat/Lon: 24.8653 , 122.0775
Event Date: 30 Sep 2020 04:37 UTC
30 Sep 2020 12:37 Local
Exposed Population:
9590000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Sep 2020 17:53 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.6 (China)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000c30f Scaled population (vector) 6.76  
  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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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: 2 | Last hour: 0

Humanitarian spirit shall be cherished in midst of COVID-19 pandemicSat, 03 Oct 2020 01:33:00 +0200.

“China, which upholds the concept of building a community with a shared future for mankind, would like to share its experience in disease prevention and control with other countries, launch joint research and development of medicines and va
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10,000 Trees May Be Cut For Expanding Dehradun Airport: ReportFri, 02 Oct 2020 16:30:00 +0200.

Dehradun: Up to 10,000 trees could be chopped down for the expansion of Uttarakhand's main airport in Dehradun, news agency PTI reported on Friday, quoting forest department officials. The move to cut the trees in the Thano range of the Deh
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MIL-OSI China: 5.0-magnitude quake hits waters off eastern TaiwanWed, 30 Sep 2020 10:26:00 +0200.

A 5.0-magnitude earthquake jolted the waters off eastern Taiwan at 12:37 p.m. Beijing Time on Wednesday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). The epicenter was monitored at 24.85 degrees north latitude and 122.14 degree
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5.0-magnitude quake hits waters off eastern TaiwanWed, 30 Sep 2020 09:51:00 +0200.

A 5.0-magnitude earthquake jolted the waters off eastern Taiwan at 12:37 p.m. Beijing Time on Wednesday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). The epicenter was monitored at 24.85 degrees north latitude and 122.14 degree
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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: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),