M 5.6 in China on 23 Jan 2022 02:21 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 1307141
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 38.4832 , 97.3963
Event Date: 23 Jan 2022 02:21 UTC
23 Jan 2022 10:21 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI VII
Few people affected (in MMI>=VII)
Inserted at: 23 Jan 2022 03:07 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
3.6 (China)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.2 0.2
us7000gebb Scaled population (raster) 0.9  
  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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Meteo assessment
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 26 | About casualties: 5 | Last hour: 0

Aon: 2021’s 5th biggest number of calamity-caused deaths in world due ... 2022-01-26T12:39+0100.

MANILA, Philippines—The onslaught of Typhoon “Odette” (international name: Rai) in the Philippines and Vietnam last month inflicted the fifth-biggest number of deaths among the world’s natural disasters in 2021, Aon PLC said. In a Jan. 25 r
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No casualties, property damage reported in Qinghai quake2022-01-24T07:35+0100.

XINING - No casualties or property damage have been reported so far after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake jolted the city of Delingha in northwest China's Qinghai province on Sunday, local authorities said Monday. The earthquake took place at 10
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No casualties, damages reported after 5.8-magnitude earthquake hits NW ... 2022-01-24T07:29+0100.

No casualties or property damages have been reported so far after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake jolted the city of Delingha in northwest China's Qinghai Province on Sunday, local authorities said Monday. The earthquake took place at 10:21 a.m.
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No casualties, damages reported after 5.8-magnitude earthquake hits NW ... 2022-01-24T07:14+0100.

XINING, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- No casualties or property damages have been reported so far after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake jolted the city of Delingha in northwest China's Qinghai Province on Sunday, local authorities said Monday. The earthqu
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),