M 6 in Japan on 09 Nov 2017 07:42 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: 20.34 Km
Lat/Lon: 32.5357 , 141.4466
Event Date: 09 Nov 2017 07:42 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000bkrv
Inserted at: 09 Nov 2017 08:01 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (Japan)

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
no people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1186864 32.536/141.447 6 20.34 3.23 09 Nov 2017 08:02 00:20 (new episode)
2 0.01 1186864 32.536/141.447 6 20.34 3.04 09 Nov 2017 09:45 02:03 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Affected populated places (*)

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Aogashima Shizuoka Japan Village5 - 158 km

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Critical infrastructure

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


Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Aoga Island Japan

More information

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