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 (JPN)

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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Japan ,of Kanto (population 38,543,000) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 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

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Kanto Japan 16.4 million people

Affected populated places

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Aogashima Shizuoka Japan Village5 - 158 km
Mitsune Shizuoka Japan City - 167 km
Sato Shizuoka Japan Village5 - 229 km
Ako Shizuoka Japan Village4 - 250 km
Okubo Shizuoka Japan Village5 - 251 km
Tateyama Chiba Japan City 49000 people 309 km
Ichinomiya Chiba Japan Village5 - 330 km
Chonan Chiba Japan Village5 - 336 km
Mobara Chiba Japan City 95000 people 338 km
Kimitsu Chiba Japan Village4 91000 people 343 km
Kisarazu Chiba Japan City 120000 people 346 km
Oami Chiba Japan Village4 - 347 km
Togane Chiba Japan Village4 54000 people 349 km
Hasunuma Chiba Japan Village5 - 350 km
Naruto Chiba Japan City 22000 people 354 km
Goi Chiba Japan Village5 - 355 km
Yokoshiba Chiba Japan Village4 - 357 km
Asahi Yokaichiba Chiba Japan Village4 - 361 km
Chiba Chiba Japan Major city 910000 people 361 km
Chigasaki Kanagawa Japan City 230000 people 366 km
Tako Chiba Japan City - 366 km
Yokohama Kanagawa Japan Major city 3.5 million people 366 km
Narita Chiba Japan City 100000 people 369 km
Kawasaki Kanagawa Japan Major city 1.2 million people 369 km
Sakura Chiba Japan City 180000 people 370 km
Atsugi Kanagawa Japan City 220000 people 375 km
Funabashi Chiba Japan City 560000 people 376 km
Omigawa Chiba Japan City 25000 people 376 km
Ino Chiba Japan Village5 - 376 km
Chiba-nyutaun Chiba Japan Village5 - 377 km
Okunoya Ibaraki Japan Village5 - 378 km
Tokyo Tokyo Japan Capital 8.1 million people 378 km
Ichikawa Chiba Japan City 450000 people 380 km
Kamagaya Chiba Japan City 100000 people 381 km
Namegawa Chiba Japan Village5 - 383 km
Ryugasaki Chiba Japan Village4 84000 people 383 km
Kansaki Chiba Japan Village5 - 385 km
Matsudo Chiba Japan City 460000 people 386 km
Idako Ibaraki Japan Village5 - 386 km
Ryugaski Ibaraki Japan Village4 - 391 km
Abiko Chiba Japan City 120000 people 393 km
Yoshikawa Saitama Japan Village4 59000 people 400 km
Obari Ibaraki Japan Village5 - 403 km
Noda Chiba Japan City 110000 people 405 km
Kuki Saitama Japan Village4 72000 people 424 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)
Hachijo Jima HAC 92 Civ. Paved Yes 5900
Miyake Jima MYE 20 Civ. Paved Yes 3900
Kisarazu 3 Mil. Paved Yes 6000
Yokohama YOK unknown 0
Shimoshizu 30 0
Tokyo Narita International NRT 42 Civ. Paved Yes 13100
Ryugasaki South 2 0
Ryugasaki 2 0
Chiba-ken 19 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Aoga Island Japan
Yaene Japan
Mikura Japan
Miyake Japan
Tori Island Japan
Tateyama JPTTY Japan
Kisarazu JPKZU Japan
Goi JPGOI Japan
Chiba JPCHB Japan
Anegasaki JPANE Japan
Yokohama JPYOK Japan
Kawasaki JPKWS Japan
Katunan Ko Japan
Ogasawara JPOGA Japan
Tokyo JPTYO Japan

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