M 5.5 in Japan on 15 May 2017 07:05 UTC

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: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 27.2168 , 130.153
Event Date: 15 May 2017 07:05 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us10008si3
Inserted at: 15 May 2017 07:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (JPN)

Gdacs Score

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1167838 0 15 May 2017 07:05 5.5M, 10km 3.13 No people affected 00:21 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Japan , Region of Kyushu (population 13,296,000) .

Radius Population
100 km no people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Kyushu Japan 13.2 million people

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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