M 6.4 in China on 05 Feb 2016 19:57 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1080050
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.4M
Depth: 23 Km
Lat/Lon: 22.8711 , 120.6678
Event Date: 05 Feb 2016 19:57 UTC
Exposed Population: 7400000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 05 Feb 2016 21:18 UTC


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NEIC 1.1 1.1
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Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 962 | About casualties: 125 | Last hour: 0

Protect your Chicago water heater against earthquakes? There's a bette ... Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:46:00 +0100.

That's the conclusion of a Northwestern University class of geosciences and civil engineering students who decided to estimate these costs and benefits after an Illinois Emergency Management Agency spokesperson urged Illinois residents to p
Govt issues new guidelines for disaster warningTue, 09 Feb 2016 19:23:00 +0100.

PMO and Cabinet Secretariat will have to be informed every three hours on developing situation of any disaster categorised as 'Red' and every 12 hours in case of disaster categorised as 'Orange. NEW DELHI: PMO and Cabinet Secretariat will
Miraculous quake survivorsTue, 09 Feb 2016 19:07:00 +0100.

By AFP 1 hour ago in World Rescue workers are racing against time to locate survivors in the debris of a Taiwanese apartment complex, hoping for the kind of miracle that has happened in the past. Some 100 people might still be buried in th
"Sicilia, in arrivo un super terremoto" Sul web la bufala con tanto di ... Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:02:00 +0100.

"Domani la Sicilia sud-orientale sarĂ  colpita da una super scossa di terremoto di magnitudo 8, con devastante tsunami nel mar Mediterraneo". Una clamorosa bufala sta girando sui social network dopo il sisma 4.6 di ieri tra Ragusa e Siracusa

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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Daily Maps:

08/Feb/2016 04:49 UTC

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),