M 5.9 in India on 23 Apr 2019 20:15 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 1177506
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 14 Km
Lat/Lon: 28.4348 , 94.6006
Event Date: 23 Apr 2019 20:15 UTC
Exposed Population: 750000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 23 Apr 2019 21:12 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (India)
INFORM Coping capacity list: India= 4.6; China= 3.6

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0.2 0.2
us70003axc Scaled population 2.73  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Meteo assessment
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 94 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Indian aid helps Nepal rejuvenate earthquake-struck districtsSat, 27 Apr 2019 16:17:00 +0200.

About 70. percent of houses in Gorkha and Nuwakot districts of Nepal, that were the most severely affected during the earthquake, has been constructed under the Government of India aid, the UNDP and the UNOPS has informed. As per data provi
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Scientists take a 'metamaterials' approach to earthquake damageFri, 26 Apr 2019 19:36:00 +0200.

In the past decade scientists have been experimenting with metamaterials, artificial materials designed with periodic internal structures to give them properties not found in natural materials. Depending on their internal geometry and compo
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AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in AsiaFri, 26 Apr 2019 08:14:00 +0200.

In this April 23, 2019, file photo, a new type 094A Jin-class nuclear submarine Long March 10 of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy participates in a naval parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of China's P
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AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in AsiaFri, 26 Apr 2019 07:39:00 +0200.

In this April 23, 2019, file photo, a new type 094A Jin-class nuclear submarine Long March 10 of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy participates in a naval parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of China's P
...(more)

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: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (4), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),