M 4.6 in China on 03 Nov 2020 17:59 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 1242393
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 103.11 Km
Lat/Lon: 21.1062 , 121.7411
Event Date: 03 Nov 2020 17:59 UTC
04 Nov 2020 01:59 Local
Exposed Population:
About 17000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 03 Nov 2020 18:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (China)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000c9we Scaled population (vector) 3.86  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 4 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Turkey’s energy import bill down 31% in 9 monthsWed, 04 Nov 2020 22:10:00 +0100.

Turkey’s energy import bill in the January-September period saw a 31.5% decrease to $21.5 billion from the same period last year. US$1 equals 8.49 Turkish liras. Latest Turkey News: Quake toll rises to 116 in Turkey; rescuers finish search
Quake toll rises to 116 in Turkey; rescuers finish searchesWed, 04 Nov 2020 16:31:00 +0100.

The death toll in last week’s Aegean Sea earthquake has risen to 116 as rescuers in the Turkish city of Izmir completed their searches of the final collapsed buildings. Man ‘forced’ to inform on fellow Uighurs for China is shot in Turkey;
IJERPH, Vol. 17, Pages 8154: Urban Seismic Risk Assessment by Integrat ... Wed, 04 Nov 2020 14:14:00 +0100.

The growing densities of human and economic activities in cities lead to more severe consequences when a catastrophe such as an earthquake occurs. This study on urban seismic risk evaluation is carried out from the perspective of the direct
MetMalaysia proactively monitors earthquake, tsunami threatsWed, 04 Nov 2020 06:34:00 +0100.

KUALA LUMPUR: Taking the tsunami which affected several northern peninsular states on Dec 26, 2004 as a lesson learnt, the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) will continue to proactively act and monitor earthquake activities

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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),