M 6.2 in Japan on 11 Jan 2016 17:08 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a no humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.2M
Depth: 239.86 km
Lat/Lon: 44.4647 , 141.0764
Event Date: 11 Jan 2016 17:08 UTC
Exposed Population: 101258 people within 100km
Inserted at: 11 Jan 2016 20:48 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 210 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

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Les organisateurs des JO de 2020 rejettent tout soupçon de corruptionFri, 15 Jan 2016 13:18:00 +0100. Les organisateurs des JO de Tokyo-2020 ont rejeté vendredi tout soupçon de corruption, alors qu’une note du rapport de la commission d’enquête de l’Agence mondiale antidopage (AMA) suggère que la capitale japonaise aurait gagné en échange d
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JO-2020: les organisateurs rejettent tout soupçon de corruption dans l'attr ... Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:47:00 +0100. Les organisateurs des JO de Tokyo-2020 ont rejeté vendredi tout soupçon de corruption, alors qu'une note du rapport de la commission d'enquête de l'Agence mondiale antidopage (AMA) suggère que la capitale japonaise aurait gagné en échange d
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JO-2020: les organisateurs rejettent tout soupçon de corruption dans l'attr ... Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:39:00 +0100. Les organisateurs des JO de Tokyo-2020 ont rejeté vendredi tout soupçon de corruption, alors qu'une note du rapport de la commission d'enquête de l'Agence mondiale antidopage (AMA) suggère que la capitale japonaise aurait gagné en échange d
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),