M 4.7 in China on 08 May 2022 11:59 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 1321750
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 31.8637 , 104.5131
Event Date: 08 May 2022 11:59 UTC
08 May 2022 19:59 Local
Exposed Population:
6.6 million in 100km
Inserted at: 08 May 2022 12:19 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
3.6 (China)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.3
us7000h7x4 Scaled population (vector) 6.79  
  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, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 260 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

MISTER GADGET - La rete GPS può essere utilizzata per individuare gli ... 2022-05-12T11:31+0200.

In questo appuntamento della nostra rubrica a cura di Mister Gadget parliamo di un nuovo studio secondo cui la rete GPS può essere utilizzata anche per individuare gli tsunami, in tempi molto più stretti e quindi con maggiore efficienza.
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Iran, China sign MoU on earthquake forecast2022-05-12T11:06+0200.

Tsunami and Earthquake Research Center of University of Hormozgan in southern Iran signed an MoU with the Institute of Earthquake Forecasting, affiliated to China’s Earthquake Administration on Thursday to cooperation on earthquake forecast
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Elusive gravity signals can mean faster seismic alerts2022-05-12T10:53+0200.

Seismic waves from large earthquakes are easy to see. Consider the classic image of a seismograph. When the tremor comes, the pencil collects clear waves on the spinning paper. Even with highly trained eyes, PEGS is just a wavy line and ind
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Une intelligence artificiciel en mesure détecter en temps réel les sig ... 2022-05-12T10:49+0200.

Un tel système pourrait aider à résoudre un problème épineux en sismologie : comment déterminer rapidement la véritable magnitude d'un séisme massif immédiatement après qu'il se soit produit, explique Andrea Licciardi, géophysicien à l'Univ
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (42), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),