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M 5 in Japan on 31 Aug 2016 21:33 UTC
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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: 5.0M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 31 Aug 2016 21:33 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 7205408 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 31 Aug 2016 21:51 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: us10006j5f (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 988 | About casualties: 96 | Last hour: 0

At least 11 dead as Typhoon Lionrock floods northern Japan
Sun, 04 Sep 2016 21:18:00 +0200   wn (en)

High waves triggered by Typhoon Lionrock crash against a “torii” gate on a coast of the city of Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo August 30, 2016. More than 100 flights were canceled and evacuation warnings were issued for thousands of people as a powerful typhoon....

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Typhoon Lionrock death toll rises to 17 as Japan braces for new storm
Sun, 04 Sep 2016 20:28:00 +0200   ChinaPost (en)

TOKYO -- The death toll from Typhoon Lionrock has risen to 17 in Japan, with several people still missing, and officials said Sunday a new storm threatens the country's southwest. Two more deaths were confirmed Sunday from the major typhoon which hit northern Japan last week, said an official in the hard-hit prefecture of Iwate.

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Lionrock Death Toll Reaches 17 as Japan Braces for New Typhoon
Sun, 04 Sep 2016 18:17:00 +0200   moroccoworldnews (en)

Tokyo – The death toll from Typhoon Lionrock has risen to 17 in Japan, with several people still missing, and officials said Sunday a new storm threatens the country’s southwest. Two more deaths were confirmed Sunday from the major typhoon which hit northern Japan last week, said an official in the hard-hit prefecture of Iwate.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (72), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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