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M 4.5 in China on 13 Jun 2018 02:16 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
  • Depth: 36.47 Km
  • Event Date: 13 Jun 2018 02:16 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 57000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 13 Jun 2018 02:57 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 3.6 (CHN)


Known identifiers for this event: us1000epik (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 8 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

China's Sichuan mourns quake dead one week later

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 04:44:00 +0200tengrinews (en)

China's southwestern Sichuan province stopped Saturday to mourn the victims of a deadly earthquake that struck exactly a week ago, AFP reports according to the state media. The public mourning began with the sound of sirens at 8:02 am (0002 GMT), the moment the tremor struck, followed by three....

China develops system that can work without electricity to ensure nuclear reactor safety during Fukushima-like crisis

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 02:49:00 +0200peopledaily (en)

System can operate without electricity to prevent Fukushima-like crisis. China has developed a system that could ensure nuclear-reactor safety during crisis without using electricity. With China's updated version of the third-generation nuclear technology, the CAP1400 nuclear reactors in East....

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