M 5.5 in Japan on 15 Sep 2018 16:24 UTC
EQ parameters
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: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 26.5641 , 129.522
Event Date: 15 Sep 2018 16:24 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000hf73
Inserted at: 15 Sep 2018 16:43 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000hf73 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1228435 0 15 Sep 2018 16:24 5.5M, 10km 3.12 No people affected 00:18 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* 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 Japan , Region of Okinawa (population 1,242,315) .

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
Okinawa Japan 1.2 million people
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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