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Green earthquake alert (4.6M,depth:10km) in China at 11/30/2016 12:04:34 PM

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
  • 30 Nov 2016 12:04:34 UTC
  • 1109230 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): 22.8259, 121.3513
  • Time (UTC): 30 Nov 2016 12:04:34
  • Time (ECT): 30 Nov 2016 13:04:34

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near China, Province of Taiwan (population 22,456,987). The distance to the nearest coast is 12km. The nearest places are Hsin-ch'ang-ts'un (14km), Tu-ho (17km), Chi-hsing (18km), Nan-liao (20km), Hsin-i (22km), and 37 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Taitung (runway 11000ft, 17km), Green Island (runway 3300ft, 20km), Feng Nin (runway 7900ft, 26km), Orchid Island (runway 4500ft, 90km), and Pingtung North (runway 8000ft, 90km). The nearest ports are Tai Tung (30km), and Lan Yu Island (88km).

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 270000 people 15
50 km 200000 people 26
20 km 8200 people 6
10 km no people 0



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