M 5.9 in China on 20 Jun 2022 01:05 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 8 Km
Lat/Lon: 23.6497 , 121.4839
Event Date: 20 Jun 2022 01:05 UTC
20 Jun 2022 09:05 Local
Exposed Population: About 10000 people in MMI
10 thousand (in MMI>=VII)
Source: NEIC us7000him8
Inserted at: 20 Jun 2022 05:25 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 3.6 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.3 0.3
us7000him8 Scaled population (vector) 3.02  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.82  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1449480 0.4 20 Jun 2022 01:05 6M, 10km 7.38 20 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 00:22 NEIC
1449512 0.3 20 Jun 2022 01:05 5.9M, 8km 7.3 10 thousand (in MMI>=VII) 04:20 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in China ,of Taiwan (population 22,456,987) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
10000 people
24000 people
170000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.4 1449480 23.657/121.46 6.0 10.0 7.384 20 Jun 2022 01:26 00:21 (new episode)
2 0.4 1449480 23.657/121.46 6.0 10.0 7.383 20 Jun 2022 01:40 00:35 (upd of #1)
3 0.4 1449512 23.657/121.46 6.0 10.0 7.383 20 Jun 2022 03:10 02:05 (new episode)
4 0.3 1449512 23.65/121.484 5.9 8.0 7.287 20 Jun 2022 05:28 04:23 (upd of #3)
5 0.3 1449512 23.65/121.484 5.9 8.0 7.287 20 Jun 2022 15:40 14:35 (upd of #4)
6 0.3 1449512 23.65/121.484 5.9 8.0 7.287 21 Jun 2022 01:40 1d 00:35 (upd of #5)
7 0.3 1449512 23.655/121.472 5.9 8.0 7.301 27 Jun 2022 06:50 7d 05:45 (upd of #6)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Taiwan China 10000 people
Taiwan China 21000 people
Taiwan China 150000 people
Taiwan China 8.5 million people
Taiwan China 13.5 million people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Sha-lao Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 4 km
Feng-pin Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 6 km
Chia-lu-lan Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 8 km
Feng-kuang Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 12 km
Fu-min Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 15 km
Shui-lien Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 17 km
Feng-lin Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 18 km
Shih-ti-ping Hua-lien Taiwan City - 19 km
Ta-lo-ma Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 20 km
Ta-chiang-k'ou Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 21 km
Feng-shan Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 23 km
Chang-yüan Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 26 km
Sung-pu Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 26 km
San-li Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 28 km
Ch'u-yin Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 33 km
Hua-lien Hua-lien Taiwan Major city - 38 km
T'ai-kao-li Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 33 km
Jung-shu Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 35 km
Chia-tsou-wan Pi T'ai-tung Taiwan City - 37 km
Yü-li Hua-lien Taiwan City - 39 km
Ta-shan Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 44 km
Cho-ch'ing-ts'un Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 45 km
Wu-shih Pi T'ai-tung Taiwan City - 47 km
Hsin-ch'eng Hua-lien Taiwan City - 55 km
San Hsien Tai T'ai-tung Taiwan City - 56 km
Tao-k'eng Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 58 km
T'ieh-chia-lung-she Hua-lien Taiwan City - 58 km
Fu-li T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 58 km
Tung-pu Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 58 km
Pa-she-pu Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 60 km
Cheng-kung T'ai-tung Taiwan City - 61 km
Lo-shao Hua-lien Taiwan Village - 62 km
Yu-chih Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 63 km
Hsin-i Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 63 km
Pu-li Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 64 km
Ming-te Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 65 km
Ch'ih-shang T'ai-tung Taiwan City - 66 km
Ch'e-ch'eng Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 67 km
Shui-chui T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 68 km
Shui-li Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 68 km
Hsin-i T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 71 km
Lu-ku-hsiang Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 71 km
Sung-pai T'ai-chung Taiwan Village - 71 km
Ch'ing-hsi T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 73 km
Kuan-shan T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 75 km
Pei-shih-k'eng Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 75 km
Kuang-hsing-ts'un Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 76 km
Tu-ho T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 78 km
Ta-pang Chia-i Taiwan Village - 79 km
Ha-li-wei Chia-i Taiwan Village - 80 km
Ao-hua I-lan Taiwan Village - 80 km
Shui-wei Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 80 km
Ta-jen-tung Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 81 km
A-hou-liao T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 81 km
Chu-wei-tzu Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 83 km
T'ung-t'ou Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 86 km
Yung-kang T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 87 km
Mi-lo Hsin-chu Taiwan Village - 88 km
Chih-chih-ya-she Chia-i Taiwan Village - 90 km
Ts'ao-t'un Nan-t'ou Taiwan Village - 90 km
Hsia-wei-liao Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 90 km
Tien-chung Chang-hua Taiwan City - 96 km
Shiao-Mei Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 96 km
Ku-keng Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 96 km
Nan-ao I-lan Taiwan City - 96 km
Ta-pu Chang-hua Taiwan Village - 97 km
T'ien-liao Chia-i Taiwan Village - 97 km
Yün-lin Yun-lin Taiwan City - 98 km
Tou-liu Yun-lin Taiwan Major city - 98 km
Shih-pu Chia-i Taiwan Village - 98 km
Tai-chung T'ai-chung Shih Taiwan Major city - 99 km
San-pan-t'ou Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 101 km
Yuan Lin Chang-hua Taiwan City - 101 km
Pei-tou Chang-hua Taiwan Village - 101 km
Hsi-chou Chang-hua Taiwan Village - 104 km
Chia-i Chia-i Taiwan Village - 106 km
Hsi-lo Chang-hua Taiwan City - 107 km
Chang-hua Chang-hua Taiwan Major city - 107 km
Chia-i Chia-i Taiwan City - 108 km
Hu-wei Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 108 km
Ta-t'u-t'ou Chang-hua Taiwan Village - 109 km
Ting-liao Chia-i Taiwan Village - 110 km
Ting-chuang Chang-hua Taiwan Village - 112 km
T'u-k'u-chuang Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 113 km
Ho-mel Chang-hua Taiwan City - 114 km
Shui-Shan Chia-i Taiwan Village - 115 km
Hsin-ts'o T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 115 km
Ching-shui T'ai-chung Taiwan City - 116 km
Ma-kuang Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 116 km
Lu-kang Chang-hua Taiwan City - 117 km
Hsin-ch'i-liao Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 117 km
Tung-shan T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 117 km
T'an-tzu-ch'ien Chia-i Taiwan Village - 118 km
Erh-lin Chang-hua Taiwan City - 118 km
Hai huang T'ai-chung Taiwan Village - 120 km
Pao-chung Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 121 km
Pei-chiang Yun-lin Taiwan City - 122 km
Wang-kung Chang-hua Taiwan Village - 123 km
Kuo-i T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 123 km
Pei-ch'üan Chia-i Taiwan Village - 124 km
San-hsing Chang-hua Taiwan Village - 126 km
I-lan I-lan Taiwan Major city - 126 km
Chia-lung Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 127 km
Kuang-ta-liao Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 127 km
Hsin-ying T'ai-nan Taiwan Major city - 127 km
Shui-lin Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 128 km
Kuan-t'ien T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 129 km
Po-tzu Chia-i Taiwan City - 129 km
Ssu-hu Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 130 km
Sung-pai Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 130 km
San-chieh-i T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 131 km
Chung-ch'i Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 131 km
Hai-kou Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 132 km
Chia-Pa T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 132 km
I-chu T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 132 km
Wu-nan Yun-lin Taiwan Village - 134 km
Shih-tzu-t'ou T'ai-chung Taiwan Village - 69 km
Ha-lung-t'ai T'ai-chung Taiwan Village - 79 km
Ta-p'ing T'ai-chung Taiwan Village - 80 km
Fu-hsing Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 85 km
Chung-hsing-hsin-ts'un Nan-t'ou Taiwan City - 86 km
Nan-tou Nan-t'ou Taiwan Major city - 87 km
Min-sheng-ts'un Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 89 km
Ko-la Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 95 km
Ch'u-lu T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 97 km
Chi-hsing T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 99 km
Ta-pu Chia-i Taiwan Village - 100 km
Shih-kang T'ai-chung Taiwan City - 101 km
Fweng-yüan T'ai-chung Taiwan Major city - 101 km
Tu-chang I-lan Taiwan Village - 103 km
Tai-chung-hsien T'ai-chung Taiwan City - 103 km
Lao-nung Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 104 km
Tai-tung T'ai-tung Taiwan City - 105 km
Pao-shan-ts'un Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 106 km
Chu-kao-wu Miao-li Taiwan Village - 107 km
Ta-nan T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 108 km
Nan-liao T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 108 km
Wei-she T'ai-chung Taiwan Village - 109 km
Lu-hu Miao-li Taiwan Village - 110 km
Hai-shen-p'ing T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 111 km
Su-ao I-lan Taiwan City - 111 km
Chia-hsien-pu Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 112 km
Chien-ho T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 113 km
Yü-lan I-lan Taiwan Village - 114 km
Tun-na-tsun Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 115 km
Shan-tzu-ting T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 116 km
Chih-hu Miao-li Taiwan Village - 119 km
Pei-shih-k'eng T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 119 km
Miao-li Miao-li Taiwan Major city - 119 km
Nei-wan Hsin-chu Taiwan City - 120 km
Yü-ching T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 121 km
Yüan-li Miao-li Taiwan City - 121 km
La-chia T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 122 km
Hsin-le-ts'un Hsin-chu Taiwan Village - 123 km
Hsin-liao Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 123 km
Sha-shan Chang-hua Taiwan Village - 124 km
Shao-t'an-k'eng Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 124 km
Tung-hsiao Miao-li Taiwan City - 125 km
San-wan Hsin-chu Shih Taiwan City - 125 km
Tai-ma T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 125 km
T'ai-hsi Chang-hua Taiwan Village - 126 km
Mei-nung Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 128 km
Chu-nan Hsin-chu Shih Taiwan City - 128 km
K'ou-she-liao T'ai-nan Taiwan Village - 129 km
Ch'ang-jung-ts'un P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 129 km
Chi-yu-tieh Hsin-chu Taiwan Village - 130 km
Hsin-chu Hsin-chu Shih Taiwan Major city - 131 km
Chia-jui-pu P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 132 km
Chi-shan Kao-hsiung Taiwan City - 133 km
Hsiao-wu-shan Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 134 km
Chieh-ta-ts'un T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 134 km
Ch'ien-tzu-chiao Hsin-chu Shih Taiwan Village - 135 km
Chin-lun T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 135 km
Tou-cheng I-lan Taiwan City - 138 km
Kuo-chiang-tzu P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 141 km
Hsiao-chung-lin P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 142 km
Hsia-ta-chi T'ai-tung Taiwan Village - 143 km
Ta-p'ing-ting P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 145 km
Tung-ning P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 145 km
Ying-ko T'ai-pei Taiwan Village - 146 km
Hsin-hu-k'ou Hsin-chu Taiwan Village - 146 km
Hsin-tien T'ai-pei Chuan-Shih Taiwan City - 146 km
A-lian Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 147 km
Chung-li T'ao-yuan Taiwan City - 147 km
Pan-ch'iao T'ai-pei Taiwan Major city - 147 km
Tao-yüan T'ao-yuan Taiwan Major city - 148 km
Hsin-wu-hsia P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 149 km
Ping-tung P'ing-tung Taiwan Major city - 149 km
Hsin-chu T'ao-yuan Taiwan Village - 150 km
Shih-p'o-hsia T'ao-yuan Taiwan Village - 151 km
Ta-shu P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 152 km
Pao-she-chia Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 153 km
Ts'ai-wen Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 154 km
Chao-chou P'ing-tung Taiwan City - 156 km
Hsin-chuang-li Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 156 km
Wan-tan P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 157 km
Shih-t'ou P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 159 km
Lin-kou T'ai-pei Taiwan Village - 159 km
Hung-nan-li Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 159 km
Yung-an-ts'un Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 159 km
Kuan-yin T'ao-yuan Taiwan Village - 160 km
Feng-shan Kao-hsiung Taiwan Major city - 162 km
K'o-tzu-liao Kao-hsiung Chuen-shih Taiwan Village - 162 km
Hsin-p'i P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 163 km
Kuei-shan Kao-hsiung Chuen-shih Taiwan Village - 164 km
Chung-fu T'ai-pei Taiwan Village - 164 km
I-jen P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 166 km
Wu-lung P'ing-tung Taiwan City - 166 km
T'ien-ch'ien-ts'o P'ing-tung Taiwan Village - 168 km
Tan-shui T'ai-pei Chuan-Shih Taiwan City - 168 km
Kao-hsiung Kao-hsiung Chuen-shih Taiwan Major city - 168 km
Tung-chiang P'ing-tung Taiwan City - 169 km
Hou-ta-ts'o Kao-hsiung Taiwan Village - 170 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Hualien HUN 16 Civ. Paved Yes 9000
Sun Moon Lake SMT unknown 0
Lishan LHN unknown 0
Taichung TXG 112 Mil. Paved Yes 5300
Highway Strip 206 23 0
Highway Strip 260 30 0
Chiayi CYI 25 Civ. Paved Yes 10000
9 0
Highway Strip 296 298 9 0
Hsinchu HSZ 8 Civ. Paved Yes 12000
Kuei Jen 30 0
Highway Strip 331 334 11 0
Tainan TNN 19 Mil. Paved Yes 10000
Kangshan 10 Mil. Paved No 7500
Taitung TTT 37 Mil. Paved No 11000
Feng Nin 42 Civ. Paved Yes 7900
Green Island GNI 8 Civ. Paved No 3300
Ching Chuan Kang AB 203 Mil. Paved No 12000
Lung Tan 241 Civ. Paved No 3200
Ao Hu Kou 152 0
Pa Kuei 141 0
Pingtung North 29 Mil. Paved No 8000
Highway Strip 58 60 120 0
Pingtung South 24 Mil. Paved Yes 7800
Sungshan TSA 6 Civ. Paved Yes 8500
Taoyuan 45 Mil. Paved No 10000
Chiang Kai Shek International TPE 33 Civ. Paved Yes 12000
Tso Ying 9 0
Kaohsiung International KHH 9 Civ. Paved Yes 10300

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Hualien TWHUN Taiwan
Taichung TWTXG Taiwan
An Ping Chiang Taiwan
Tai Tung Taiwan
Suao TWSUO Taiwan
Tai Nan Taiwan
Tan Shui Taiwan

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Guguan Dajiaxi 1961
Tsengwen Tsengwen 1973
Mingteh Houlung 1970
Wushantou Offstream Kuantien 1930
Shihmen Tahan 1964

Nuclear plants

Intensity Name Country Reactors
LUNG-MEI TAIWAN 2

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