Jun 8, 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.6M,depth:10km) in China at 6/8/2017 12:56:53 AM

Green Earthquake in China


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


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 4.6M, Depth:10km
  • 08 Jun 2017 00:56:53 UTC
  • About 7859 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.6 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 33.6138, 91.0395
  • Time (UTC): 08 Jun 2017 00:56:53
  • Time (ECT): 08 Jun 2017 02:56:53

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inChina, Province of Qinghai (population 4,938,862). The nearest places are Shuijingkuang (24km), Gangnyi (41km), and Ketian (59km).

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 3400 people 0
50 km <1000 people 0
20 km <1000 people 0
10 km <1000 people 0



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