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M 4.5 in Japan on 13 Jan 2017 01:20 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
  • Depth: 13.76 Km
  • Event Date: 13 Jan 2017 01:20 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 641723 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 13 Jan 2017 02:22 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10007t0e (neicid)

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Australia, Japan ink deal on bulk shipping of liquid hydrogen for energy project
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:04:00 +0100   japantimes (en)

CANBERRA – Australia and Japan signed a memorandum of understanding allowing for liquid hydrogen to be shipped in bulk for the first time as part of a sustainable energy trade project scheduled to commence as a pilot project in 2020. The memorandum was signed on Wednesday by Australian Maritime....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (61), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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