M 4.9 in China on 29 Nov 2020 13:42 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 1245589
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 29.1 Km
Lat/Lon: 24.2172 , 122.2145
Event Date: 29 Nov 2020 13:42 UTC
29 Nov 2020 21:42 Local
Exposed Population:
790000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 29 Nov 2020 14:24 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.6 (China)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000ckw1 Scaled population (vector) 5.44  
  C1 earthquake 1.39  
  C2 earthquake -0.24  
  Country Vulnerability 0.26  
  INFORM_normalised 0.82  
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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),