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Overall Green Earthquake alert in Japan on 14 Jan 2016 03:25 UTC
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Summary

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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 6.7M, Depth:51.39km
  • on 14 Jan 2016 03:25 UTC
  • 131948 people within 100km
  • inserted at 14 Jan 2016 03:45:00 UTC

Tsunami

The maximum Tsunami wave height is  [not yet calculated] in Erimo, Japan. This height is estimated for 14-Jan-2016 03:57:15.

References

Known identifiers for this event: gfz2016ayaj (geofonid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 333 | About casualties: 15 | Last hour: 0

Japan's Kobe marks 21 years since killer quake
Sun, 17 Jan 2016 19:11:00 +0100   ChinaPost (en)

TOKYO -- Japan on Sunday marked the 21st anniversary of a devastating earthquake in the western city of Kobe that [[killed]] more than 6,400 people, as bereaved families looked to keep memories of the victims alive. An estimated 9,000 people gathered for an annual early-morning commemoration at a public park in the port city, where a 7.

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Feature: trauma, unresolved issue remain 21 years after Japan's Great Hanshin Earthquake
Sun, 17 Jan 2016 17:16:00 +0100   sinacom (en)

KOBE, Japan, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Japan's Kobe and its surrounding areas marked on Sunday the 21st anniversary of the Great Hanshin Earthquake that claimed the lives of 6,434 people in 1995. Some 9,000 people gathered early in the morning in Higashi-yuenchi Park, central Kobe, where the Earthquake Memorial Monument is located.

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Feature: trauma, unresolved issue remain 21 years after Japan's Great Hanshin Earthquake
Sun, 17 Jan 2016 16:38:00 +0100   xinhuanet_en (en)

KOBE, Japan, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Japan's Kobe and its surrounding areas marked on Sunday the 21st anniversary of the Great Hanshin Earthquake that claimed the lives of 6,434 people in 1995. Some 9,000 people gathered early in the morning in Higashi-yuenchi Park, central Kobe, where the Earthquake Memorial Monument is located.

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