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Overall White Earthquake alert in Japan on 11 Jan 2016 17:08 UTC
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Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 6.2M, Depth:239.86km
  • on 11 Jan 2016 17:08 UTC
  • 101258 people within 100km
  • inserted at 11 Jan 2016 20:48:01 UTC

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

Kobe 'antenna shop' enterprise will help disaster victims across Japan
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 04:39:00 +0100   ajw (en)

KOBE--An “antenna shop” to help disaster victims and revitalize a market in an area that was heavily damaged in the 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake will open here on the 21st anniversary of the quake. Cho Hong-ri, 62, who heads a nonprofit group to address the issue of unoccupied homes and commercial....

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Magnitude 6.7 quake jolts northern Japan, no tsunami warning
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:31:00 +0100   petra-en (en)

Tokyo, Jan. 14 (Petra)-- A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck just off Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido on Thursday, Japan's Meteorological Agency said. No tsunami warning was issued and NHK national television said that while there might be some changes in sea level, no tsunami damage was expected.

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Magnitude 6.7 earthquake shakes Japan
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 14:54:00 +0100   caspionet (en)

14.01.2016 20:08 The powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 points hit the north of Japan. The epicenter of the tremors was located at 52 kilometers from the city Shizunai on the island Hokkaido at a depth of 52 kilometers. At least two people were injured. One of them needed urgent hospitalization.

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