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Overall Green Earthquake alert in Japan on 14 Mar 2012 12:05 UTC
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This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake magnitude 5.7M and depth 16.9km
  • on 14 Mar 2012 12:05 UTC
  • 18050000 people within 100km
  • inserted at 14 Mar 2012 12:21:38 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: usb0008gvl (neicid)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (54), (1), OCHA (1), INGV (1), NEIC (4), WMO (1), USGS (2),

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