Nov 18, 2016

Green earthquake alert (5M,depth:10km) in China at 11/17/2016 9:45:56 PM

Green Earthquake in China

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Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5M, Depth:10km
  • 17 Nov 2016 21:45:56 UTC
  • 142130 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event

Characteristics

  • Magnitude: 5 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 32.6762, 96.1
  • Time (UTC): 17 Nov 2016 21:45:56
  • Time (ECT): 17 Nov 2016 22:45:56

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inChina, Province of Qinghai (population 4,938,862). The nearest places are Gyobrag (7km), Daraka (19km), Kyamronggag (29km), Ziqudukou (38km), Zhogxog (39km), and 16 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. There are no known airports nearby. There are no known ports nearby.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 92000 people 5
50 km 37000 people 4
20 km 6700 people 5
10 km 1400 people 4

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