M 5.8 in Kazakhstan on 22 Jan 2024 18:14 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 41.2946 , 78.6076
Event Date: 22 Jan 2024 18:14 UTC
23 Jan 2024 02:14 Local
Exposed Population: Few people affected (in MMI>=VII)
Source: NEIC us7000lt1i
Inserted at: 22 Jan 2024 22:21 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.5 (Kazakhstan)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Kyrgyzstan= 4.5; China= 3.6

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000lt1i Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1548736 0 22 Jan 2024 18:14 5.8M, 10km 7.14 less than 100 (in MMI>=VII) 04:07 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in China ,of Xinjiang (population 16,794,560) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
<1000 people
<1000 people
38000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1548736 78.608/41.295 5.8 10 7.135 22 Jan 2024 22:24 04:10 (new episode)
2 0 1548736 78.608/41.295 5.8 10 7.135 23 Jan 2024 18:40 1d 00:26 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Xinjiang China no people
Xinjiang China no people
Issyk-Kul' Kyrgyzstan no people
Xinjiang China 38000 people
Issyk-Kul' Kyrgyzstan <1000 people
Naryn Kyrgyzstan no people
Xinjiang China 1.5 million people
Issyk-Kul' Kyrgyzstan 81000 people
Naryn Kyrgyzstan <1000 people
Alma-Ata Kazakhstan no people
Xinjiang China 1300 people
Issyk-Kul' Kyrgyzstan 34000 people
Naryn Kyrgyzstan 1400 people
Alma-Ata Kazakhstan <1000 people
Bishkek Kyrgyzstan no people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
O-ta-le Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 19 km
Hulangshan Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 37 km
A-ho-chi Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 41 km
Wushi Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 53 km
Akqi Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 60 km
Kara-Say Issyk-Kul Kyrgyzstan Village - 70 km
Ha-la-chi Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 78 km
Subexi Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 88 km
Akyar Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 92 km
Kalpin Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 92 km
A-ko-ya Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 102 km
Okorni-Togak Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 102 km
Ya-te-pa Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 104 km
Aqal Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 107 km
Tu-mu-hsiu-ko Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 113 km
Syuttu-Bulak Issyk-Kul Kyrgyzstan Village - 121 km
Yijianfang Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 124 km
Pokrovka Issyk-Kul Kyrgyzstan City - 126 km
Dzhangyz-Uryuk Issyk-Kul Kyrgyzstan Village - 127 km
Shajingzi Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 128 km
Teploklyuchenka Issyk-Kul Kyrgyzstan Village 8800 people 134 km
Wensu Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China City - 137 km
Aksu Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China City 330000 people 139 km
Po-shih-te-min Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 142 km
Orlinoye Issyk-Kul Kyrgyzstan Village - 144 km
Koysara Issyk-Kul Kyrgyzstan Village - 146 km
Sanchakou Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 151 km
Bachu Yichang Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 153 km
Shengli Qichang Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 160 km
Jih-mu-pi-li Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 160 km
Tyup Issyk-Kul Kyrgyzstan City 13000 people 160 km
Qarbag Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 161 km
Mu-sa-man-miao Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 162 km
Awat Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 166 km
Sha-mu-pa-shih Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 167 km
Bachu Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China City - 168 km
Ha-la-ta Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 168 km
Xakur Xinjiang (Sinkiang) China Village - 174 km
Boz-Teri Issyk-Kul Kyrgyzstan Village - 192 km
Cholpon-Ata Issyk-Kul Kyrgyzstan Village 13000 people 197 km
Chon-Sary-Oy Issyk-Kul Kyrgyzstan Village - 203 km
Tamchi Issyk-Kul Kyrgyzstan Village - 215 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Pokroyka / Ozero Issyk Kul 2438 0 127 km
Aksu AKU 1071 0 141 km
Wensu 1155 0 141 km
Cholponata 1676 0 198 km

More information

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