M 5.9 in Japan on 07 Jul 2018 11:23 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: 5.9M
Depth: 39.4 Km
Lat/Lon: 35.0916 , 140.6543
Event Date: 07 Jul 2018 11:23 UTC
Exposed Population: 7500000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000fz0q
Inserted at: 07 Jul 2018 11:40 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.5 (Japan)

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
1218301 0.01 07 Jul 2018 11:23 5.9M, 39.4km 4.21 7.5 million 00:16 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Japan , Region of Kanto (population 38,543,000) . The nearest places are Ohara, Katsuura, Ichinomiya, Kamogawa, Mobara, Chonan, Katakai, Fujioayashi, Oami, Kururi, and Kawasaki.

Radius Population
100 km 7.5 million people
75 km 1.7 million people
50 km 200000 people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Kanto Japan 38.5 million people
Chubu Japan 5.1 million people
Tohoku Japan 9.9 million people
Kinki Japan 22.2 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Ohara Chiba Japan City 19000 people 29 km
Katsuura Chiba Japan Village5 21000 people 32 km
Ichinomiya Chiba Japan Village5 - 41 km
Kamogawa Chiba Japan Village4 28000 people 49 km
Mobara Chiba Japan City 95000 people 49 km
Chonan Chiba Japan Village5 - 50 km
Katakai Chiba Japan City - 52 km
Fujioayashi Chiba Japan Village5 - 52 km
Oami Chiba Japan Village4 - 57 km
Kururi Chiba Japan Village5 - 57 km
Togane Chiba Japan Village4 54000 people 57 km
Ushiku Chiba Japan Village5 - 57 km
Hasunuma Chiba Japan Village5 - 58 km
Wada Chiba Japan Village5 - 58 km
Naruto Chiba Japan City 22000 people 61 km
Kobata Chiba Japan Village6 - 63 km
Shirako Chiba Japan Village6 - 64 km
Chikura Chiba Japan City - 64 km
Yokoshiba Chiba Japan Village4 - 65 km
Kubo Chiba Japan Village6 - 65 km
Seto Chiba Japan Village6 - 65 km
Okawa Chiba Japan Village6 - 67 km
Shiramazu Chiba Japan Village6 - 68 km
Komatsu Chiba Japan Village6 - 69 km
Tokawacho Chiba Japan Village6 - 70 km
Inuwaka Chiba Japan Village5 - 70 km
Asahi Yokaichiba Chiba Japan Village4 - 70 km
Chiba Chiba Japan Major city 910000 people 74 km
Tokyo Tokyo Japan Capital 8.1 million people 99 km
Kawasaki Kanagawa Japan Major city 1.2 million people 99 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Kisarazu 3 Mil. Paved Yes 6000 76 km
Tateyama 3 0 76 km
Shimoshizu 30 0 77 km
Tokyo Narita International NRT 42 Civ. Paved Yes 13100 79 km
Ryugasaki South 2 0 94 km
Tokyo Haneda International HND 7 Civ. Paved Yes 9800 94 km
Shimofusa 30 Civ. Paved Yes 7300 98 km
Ryugasaki 2 0 99 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Katsuura Ko Japan 33 km
Goi JPGOI Japan 70 km
Choshi JPCHO Japan 73 km
Tateyama JPTTY Japan 74 km
Kisarazu JPKZU Japan 74 km
Chiba JPCHB Japan 75 km
Anegasaki JPANE Japan 76 km
Kurihama JPKRH Japan 88 km
Katunan Ko Japan 89 km
Kashima JPKSM Japan 90 km
Yokosuka JPYOS Japan 93 km
Kawasaki JPKWS Japan 95 km
Neghisi JPNGI Japan 99 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Kameyamako Kameyama Obitsugawa 1980 54 km
Takatakiko Takataki Yorogawa 1990 55 km
Yamakura Yamakura Yamakuragawa 1964 65 km
Sakuma Sakuma Okuzuregawa 1990 69 km
Kori Kori Korigawa 1972 72 km
Kasumigaura Kasumigaura-Kaihatsu Tonegawa 1995 97 km

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