M 6.7 in Japan on 14 Jan 2016 03:25 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.7M
Depth: 51.39 km
Lat/Lon: 41.9519 , 142.7205
Event Date: 14 Jan 2016 03:25 UTC
Exposed Population: 130000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 Jan 2016 03:45 UTC

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

Surge in quakes frequency ‘quite normal’Mon, 18 Jan 2016 03:06:00 +0100. LAHORE - Increase in the frequency of earthquakes after major incident of October 26 is quite normal, geologists say. “The incidents will continue till settlement of Indian and Eurasian plates after major shaking on October 26,” said Dr Saj
10 Years of Siege and Deadly Wars: Don’t Leave Gaza AloneSun, 17 Jan 2016 19:56:00 +0100. Since the war on the Gaza Strip which was launched in the summer of 2014, only a slight improvement in the humanitarian situation has occurred and the Gaza Strip is still a disaster area; people are living in tents or caravans that cannot p
Tsunami de emoções que afogam ou emoções em tsunami que afogaSun, 17 Jan 2016 19:20:00 +0100. Tendo o máximo respeito pela luta de pessoas contra doenças terríveis como o cancro, não pude deixar de reparar que a mulher do Passos Coelho foi tratada de forma muito diferente da que foi tratado João Semedo, em particular no poético “ a
Japan's Kobe marks 21 years since killer quakeSun, 17 Jan 2016 19:11:00 +0100. 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 g

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (109), (4), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (3), USGS (4), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),