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M 5.7 in Volcano Islands, Japan Region on 11 Sep 2017 17:35 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Earthquake event

Population map close up
Population map close up. (Source: JRC)
  • Magnitude: 5.7 M
  • Depth: 35 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC us2000ak7u
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 23.9219, 142.3135
  • Time (UTC): 11 Sep 2017 17:35:09
  • Time (ECT): 11 Sep 2017 19:35:09
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

Event time line

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IDAlertScore DateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1180295 0.01

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1180295
0.01 realtime 2017-09-11 19:51:29 No people affected 0
  Earthquake 197853
0 realtime 2017-09-11 19:51:29 No people affected No people affected 0
  Shakemap 2
0.01 realtime 2017-09-11 21:38:57 No people affected No people affected 0
Close
11 Sep 2017 17:35 5.6M, 56.17km N/A No people affected 00:15 NEIC NEIC
1180397 0.01

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
Population
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1180397
0.01 realtime 2017-09-12 15:51:34 No people affected 0
  Earthquake 197954
0 realtime 2017-09-12 15:51:34 No people affected No people affected 0
  Shakemap 5
0.01 realtime 2017-09-12 15:55:45 No people affected No people affected 0
Close
11 Sep 2017 17:35 5.7M, 35km 3.46 No people affected 20:16 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

Population

Population near epicenter
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

The earthquake happened off shore.

Affected provinces

Affected Populated Places

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Critical infrastructure

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

Major ports
Name LOCODE Country Distance
Minami Lo Japan 92 km

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