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M 6 in Japan on 06 Oct 2017 07:59 UTC
Tsunami calculation for earthquake Earthquake in Japan

The JRC has developed a global tsunami wave height calculation model, which is run after each earthquake issued by seismological institutes around the world.

This report is for earthquake episode 1183027 of event 1123180 issued at 06 Oct 2017 07:59 (GDACS Event ID 1123180, Latest episode ID: 1183027, inserted at 06 Oct 2017 08:19 UTC ).


Current impact estimate:

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 06 Oct 2017 07:59 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
A pre-calculated grid scenario is also available here
Population density map


Tsunami maximum wave height
Tsunami maximum wave height (Source: JRC)

See animation

Affected locations

No locations affected.

Initial conditions (+)

More information

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Official tsunami bulletins by regional warning centers can be found at the International Tsunami Information Center.