lunes, 17 de julio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.9M,depth:14.68km) in China at 7/16/2017 10:56:01 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 4.9M, Depth:14.68km
  • 16 Jul 2017 22:56:01 UTC
  • 3700157 people within 100km

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

See the GDACS website for live news coverage (including OCHA Situation Reports), the full earthquake report

For information on emergency response, please consult the GDACS Virtual OSOCC.


Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.9 M
  • Depth: 14.68 km (shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 32.3468, 105.5206
  • Time (UTC): 16 Jul 2017 22:56:01
  • Time (ECT): 17 Jul 2017 00:56:01

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inChina, Province of Sichuan (population 118,811,800). The nearest places are Jianmenguan (5km), Chien-men-kuan (6km), Baonin-yuan (9km), Shaxiba (10km), Pao-lun-yüan (11km), and 54 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Guangyuan (16km). 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 1.9 million people 110
50 km 1 million people 130
20 km 150000 people 122
10 km 39000 people 124



While we try everything to ensure accuracy, this information is purely indicative and should not be used for any decision making without alternate sources of information. The JRC is not responsible for any damage or loss resulting from the use of the information presented on this website. Please refer to the GDACS website for subscribing or unsubscribing from the earthquake alert email or SMS service.