M 4.8 in Japan on 20 May 2017 11:26 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 8.73 Km
Lat/Lon: 40.0216 , 143.5149
Event Date: 20 May 2017 11:26 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 May 2017 11:48 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (JPN)

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2 more nuclear reactors in Japan clear regulator's safety review
Wed, 24 May 2017 10:12:00 +0200.

The Nuclear Regulation Authority formally confirmed Wednesday that two reactors on the Sea of Japan have met the country's post-Fukushima safety standards, paving the way for their restart possibly this fall. The authority gave its final ap
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India may build tsunami early warning system in SCS
Wed, 24 May 2017 10:09:00 +0200.

Promote your Business on Economictimes.com for free and reach out to millions of potential Customers NEW DELHI: The government is exploring the possibility of setting up a tsunami early warning system in the disputed South China Sea , whic
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India mulling building tsunami early warning system in South China Sea
Wed, 24 May 2017 10:09:00 +0200.

The government is exploring the possibility of setting up a tsunami early warning system in the disputed South China Sea, which has been witnessing China's growing assertiveness. By: | New Delhi | Published: May 24, 2017 12:53 PM PTI M Raj
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India mulling building tsunami early warning system in South China Sea
Wed, 24 May 2017 10:09:00 +0200.

The government is exploring the possibility of setting up a tsunami early warning system in the disputed South China Sea, which has been witnessing China’s growing assertiveness. M Rajeevan, the secretary of the Ministry of Earth Sciences,
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),