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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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is Green

Intensity Population
no people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1167838 27.217/130.153 5.5 10 3.09 15 May 2017 07:27 00:21 (new episode)
2 0 1167838 27.217/130.153 5.5 10 3.13 15 May 2017 09:07 02:01 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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