M 6.3 in Japan on 04 Aug 2019 10:23 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1185564
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.3M
Depth: 38.56 Km
Lat/Lon: 37.7344 , 141.5361
Event Date: 04 Aug 2019 10:23 UTC
Exposed Population: 2570000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 05 Aug 2019 10:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.5 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us600050if Scaled population (raster) 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 0.57      
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 110 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Taiwan braces for typhoon hours after earthquake strikesThu, 08 Aug 2019 07:34:00 +0200.

A super typhoon hitting the coast of Taiwan. (Reuters pic) TAIPEI: A powerful typhoon will hit Taiwan later on Thursday, bringing the risk of landslides and high seas, weather forecasters said. This comes just hours after a 6.0-magnitude ea
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Taiwan braces for typhoon hours after earthquake strikesThu, 08 Aug 2019 07:28:00 +0200.

TAIPEI - A powerful typhoon will hit Taiwan later on Thursday, bringing the risk of landslides and high seas, weather forecasters said, hours after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck the island. Typhoon Lekima, categorized at the strongest t
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Taiwan braces for typhoon hours after earthquake strikesThu, 08 Aug 2019 07:24:00 +0200.

TAIPEI: A powerful typhoon will hit Taiwan later on Thursday (Aug 8), bringing the risk of landslides and high seas, weather forecasters said, hours after a Typhoon Lekima, categorised at the strongest typhoon level by Taiwan's weather bure
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Taiwan braces for typhoon hours after 6.0 quake strikesThu, 08 Aug 2019 07:17:00 +0200.

A powerful typhoon will hit Taiwan later on Thursday, bringing the risk of landslides and high seas, weather forecasters said, hours after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck the island. Typhoon Lekima, categorised at the strongest typhoon le
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (132), (4), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (3), USGS (4), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),