M 5.1 in Japan on 24 Mar 2017 16:43 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1108560
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 85.23 Km
Lat/Lon: 26.9117 , 127.2388
Event Date: 24 Mar 2017 16:43 UTC
Exposed Population: 1200000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 24 Mar 2017 17:03 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.5 (Japan)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC -0.7 -0.7
us20008uci Scaled population 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (33), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),