M 6 in Japan on 06 Oct 2017 07:59 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: 6.0M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 37.485 , 143.9537
Event Date: 06 Oct 2017 07:59 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000b1v8
Inserted at: 06 Oct 2017 08:19 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us2000b1v8 Scaled population (vector) 0 Max wave scenario 0m  
  C1 shakemap 0 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1183027 0 06 Oct 2017 07:59 6M, 10km 2.8 No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:19 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 Tohoku (population 9,984,608) .

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
Tohoku Japan 9.9 million people
Kanto Japan 38.5 million people
Hokkaido Japan 5.8 million people

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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