M 6.3 in China on 25 Jun 2020 21:05 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 1223902
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.3M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 35.5956 , 82.3785
Event Date: 25 Jun 2020 21:05 UTC
26 Jun 2020 05:05 Local
Exposed Population: About 900 people in MMI>=VI
About 10000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 26 Jun 2020 21:09 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.6 (China)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000abmk Scaled population (raster) 0.6  
  C1 shakemap -0.37  
  C2 shakemap 0.76  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.82  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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China - Earthquake (ECHO 26 Jun 2020)Fri, 26 Jun 2020 13:09

  • On 25 June, an earthquake of 6.4 M at a depth of 10 km hit Gêrzê County (Tibet Autonomous Region, south-west China) at 21.05 UTC. The epicentre was approximately 279 km south-east of Hotan town (Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region).
  • USGS PAGER estimates that up to 1,000 people were exposed to strong shaking.
  • According to media, there are no immediate reports of any casualties or damage. 
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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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: JRC (41), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),