M 6.1 in Japan on 11 Apr 2019 08:18 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: 6.1M
Depth: 12.24 Km
Lat/Lon: 40.4191 , 143.3042
Event Date: 11 Apr 2019 08:18 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us700034d3
Inserted at: 11 Apr 2019 08:37 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us700034d3 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.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1255926 0 11 Apr 2019 08:18 6.1M, 12.24km N/A No people affected 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 unknowed a zone. 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 1255926 40.419/143.304 6.1 12.2 None 11 Apr 2019 08:42 00:23 (new episode)
2 0 1255926 40.419/143.304 6.1 12.2 None 11 Apr 2019 09:55 01:36 (upd of #1)
3 0 1255926 40.419/143.304 6.1 12.2 None 11 Apr 2019 10:23 02:04 (upd of #2)
4 0 1255926 40.419/143.304 6.1 12.2 None 12 Apr 2019 08:22 1d 00:04 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces



Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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