M 5.5 in Japan on 28 Nov 2018 02:23 UTC
Shakemap
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: 41.3503 , 143.2677
Event Date: 28 Nov 2018 02:23 UTC
Exposed Population: About 15000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000hxal
Inserted at: 28 Nov 2018 02:43 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.5 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000hxal Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.57  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1238707 0.01 28 Nov 2018 02:23 5.5M, 10km 3.5 20 thousand 00:20 NEIC
* 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 ,of Hokkaido (population 5,808,054) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1238707 41.35/143.268 5.5 10 3.65 28 Nov 2018 02:49 00:26 (new episode)
2 0 1238707 41.35/143.268 5.5 10 3.58 28 Nov 2018 04:25 02:01 (upd of #1)
3 0 1238707 41.34/143.196 5.4 9 3.46 30 Nov 2018 03:24 2d 01:00 (upd of #2)
4 0 1238707 41.35/143.177 5.4 9 3.5 30 Nov 2018 05:04 2d 02:41 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Hokkaido Japan 1.7 million people
Tohoku Japan 820000 people

Affected populated places (*)

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Erimo Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 65 km
Horoizumi Hokkaido Japan Village4 - 74 km
Chipira Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 75 km
Kurambetsu Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 83 km
Onitoppu Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 87 km
Samani Hokkaido Japan Village4 - 92 km
Nishicha Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 97 km
Urakawa Hokkaido Japan Village4 - 99 km
Hiroo Hokkaido Japan Village4 - 104 km
Ogifushi Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 106 km
Kami-notsuka Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 110 km
Kerimabu Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 113 km
Utabue Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 113 km
Toyoni Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 114 km
Aiboshima Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 125 km
Higashi-shizunai Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 126 km
Taiki Hokkaido Japan Village4 - 127 km
Oda Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 132 km
Shizunai Hokkaido Japan Village4 22000 people 132 km
Ichibu Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 134 km
Churui Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 135 km
Sariwarabe Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 137 km
Niikappu Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 138 km
Oikamanae Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 141 km
Moto-sarabetsu Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 144 km
Naka-satsunai Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 145 km
Atsugacho Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 146 km
Komahata Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 147 km
Ohira Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 151 km
Otsu Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 152 km
Shiriya Aomori Japan Village5 - 152 km
Mikawa Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 153 km
Showa Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 153 km
Okawa Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 154 km
Ushishubetsu Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 154 km
Shikkari Aomori Japan Village5 - 155 km
Yachiyo Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 155 km
Sarugamori Aomori Japan Village5 - 157 km
Kodanosawa Aomori Japan Village5 - 157 km
Moiwa Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 159 km
Mombetsu Hokkaido Japan Village4 - 160 km
Shimo-noyaushi Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 160 km
Tomari Aomori Japan Village5 - 160 km
Taisha Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 160 km
Kami-noyaushi Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 161 km
Kami-michibetsu Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 162 km
Dedo Aomori Japan Village5 - 163 km
Kami-ibise Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 163 km
Urahoro Hokkaido Japan Village4 - 165 km
Kawamukai Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 165 km
Kawanishi Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 166 km
Sarufuto Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 166 km
Rokkasho Aomori Japan Village5 - 166 km
Mena Aomori Japan Village5 - 167 km
Chikagawa Aomori Japan Village5 - 167 km
Kawajiri Iwate Japan Village5 - 168 km
Kurauchi Aomori Japan Village5 - 168 km
Kanahama Aomori Japan Village5 - 168 km
Taneichi Iwate Japan Village5 - 169 km
Biratori Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 170 km
Kita-fushiko Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 170 km
Yokohama Aomori Japan Village4 - 171 km
Mutsu Aomori Japan Village5 48000 people 171 km
Hobiboe Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 172 km
Naka-tokomuro Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 172 km
Uge Iwate Japan Village5 - 172 km
Tanabu Aomori Japan Village5 - 172 km
Tanichito Aomori Japan Village5 - 172 km
Sekine Aomori Japan Village5 - 172 km
Memuro Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 173 km
Obihiro Hokkaido Japan City 170000 people 173 km
Hachinohe Aomori Japan City 230000 people 173 km
Ichikawa Aomori Japan Village5 - 174 km
Betchako Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 174 km
Ominato Aomori Japan Village5 - 174 km
Mukawa Hokkaido Japan Village4 - 176 km
Ohata Aomori Japan Village4 - 176 km
Sabishiro Aomori Japan Village5 - 176 km
Ikeda Hokkaido Japan Village4 - 176 km
Misawa Aomori Japan Village4 42000 people 176 km
Furumagi Aomori Japan Village5 - 176 km
Ogara Aomori Japan Village5 - 177 km
Akedo Iwate Japan Village5 - 178 km
Kansen Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 178 km
Kuji Iwate Japan Village4 - 179 km
Ombetsu Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 179 km
Tashiro Aomori Japan Village5 - 180 km
Arito Aomori Japan Village5 - 180 km
Kudschi Iwate Japan Village5 - 181 km
Jogasawa Aomori Japan Village5 - 181 km
Mita Aomori Japan Village5 - 181 km
Futatsuya Iwate Japan Village5 - 182 km
Otofuke Hokkaido Japan Village4 40000 people 183 km
Noda Iwate Japan Village5 - 184 km
Hama-atsuma Hokkaido Japan Village5 - 185 km
Tanosawa Aomori Japan Village5 - 185 km
Mikkamachi Iwate Japan Village5 - 186 km
Ogida Aomori Japan Village5 - 186 km
Shimizu Hokkaido Japan Village4 - 187 km
Ichinosawa Aomori Japan Village5 - 187 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Obihiro OBO 149 Civ. Paved Yes 8200
Tokachi 84 Civ. Paved Yes 4900
Misawa Naf MSJ 36 Mil. Paved Yes 10000
Hachinohe HHE 46 Mil. Paved Yes 7300
Kushiro KUH 95 Civ. Paved Yes 7500
Sapporo-New Chitose CTS 21 Civ. Paved Yes 9800
Sappora / Chitose 27 Mil. Paved Yes 9800
Sapporo OKD 8 Civ. Paved Yes 4500

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Samani JPSAM Japan
Tokachi JPTOK Japan
Otsu JPOTU Japan
Hachinohe JPHHE Japan
Ominato JPOMT Japan
Tomakomai JPTMK Japan

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