M 4.9 in Japan on 24 Sep 2016 10:20 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 34.4759 , 141.7949
Event Date: 24 Sep 2016 10:20 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 24 Sep 2016 10:42 UTC
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 218 | About casualties: 15 | Last hour: 0

Les Leyne: Valuable lessons in quake simulationWed, 28 Sep 2016 09:39:00 +0200. The report card on the earthquake/tsunami exercise in Port Alberni last summer was released Tuesday. Good news — everybody passed. Officials seem loath to dwell on any breakdowns or screwups that might develop during these kinds of drills, preferring...
Amid Nuclear Tensions, North Korea Struggles to Secure Flood AidWed, 28 Sep 2016 09:27:00 +0200. By Lee Yeon Cheol September 27, 2016. With North Korea's latest nuclear test drawing global condemnation, the reclusive regime will likely face challenges in securing aid for victims of floods that hit the nation earlier this month. Robert King, U.S....
Seebeben der Stärke 5,1 erschütterte RhodosWed, 28 Sep 2016 09:05:00 +0200. Kurz vor Mitternacht hat ein Seebeben der Stärke 5,1 am Dienstag die Ostägäis-Insel Rhodos erschüttert. Das Beben fand nach Angaben des Geodynamischen Instituts in Athen in 53 Kilometern Tiefe nordwestlich der Insel statt und war auch auf anderen Ins...
Dos dois lados do charco 07:28Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:48:00 +0200. 1. Mesmo depois do tsunami no final de 2005 na Ásia do Sueste, calhei passar pelos Estados Unidos. O tsunami estava em todos os noticiários e o então presidente, George W. Bush, convidou dois antecessores para coordenarem a ajuda americana às zonas a...

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),