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M 4.7 in Japan on 17 Feb 2017 01:18 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: 4.7M
  • Depth: 19.54 Km
  • Event Date: 17 Feb 2017 01:18 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 52930 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 17 Feb 2017 02:45 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: us20008kde (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 193 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Robot probes show Japan reactor cleanup worse than expected
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:43:00 +0100   gulfnews (en)

Tokyo: Robot probes sent to one of Japan’s wrecked Fukushima nuclear reactors have suggested worse-than-anticipated challenges for the plant’s ongoing cleanup. The plant’s operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. said the remote-controlled “scorpion” robot was sent into the Unit 2 reactor’s containment....

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5.4-magnitude quake hits eastern Japan
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:48:00 +0100   sinacom (en)

TOKYO, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.4 struck eastern Japan on Sunday, the weather agency said. So far no major damage or injuries were reported and no tsunami warning was issued. SINA English is the English-language destination for news and information about China.

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5.4-magnitude quake jolts Japan's Chiba area, no tsunami warning issued
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:48:00 +0100   sinacom (en)

TOKYO, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.4 jolted the Chiba Prefecture region of Japan, east of Tokyo on Sunday, the weather agency said. No tsunami warning was issued as a result of the temblor. The quake, which measured 4 on the Japanese seismic scale which peaks at 7, struck at 6:19 p.

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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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