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M 6 in Japan on 06 Oct 2017 07:59 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 06 Oct 2017 07:59 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 06 Oct 2017 08:19 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

Tsunami

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References

Known identifiers for this event: us2000b1v8 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 275 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Modular homes originally meant for Japan’s tsunami surivors get new role housing Hawaii homeless families
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 01:17:00 +0200   japantimes (en)

HONOLULU – Structures that were intended to provide emergency housing for tsunami survivors in Japan will instead provide shelter for homeless families in Hawaii. Volunteers assembled a number of the modular homes on Sand Island in Honolulu on Saturday after materials for 30 of the structures....

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Magnitude-5.9 earthquake hits Japan's Fukushima prefecture
Sat, 07 Oct 2017 01:37:00 +0200   business-standard (en)

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 struck off Japan's Fukushima prefecture at 11:56 p.m. local time, Japan Meteorological Agency said on Friday. The temblor was centred off the shore of Fukushima prefecture in eastern Japan, with the epicentre at a latitude of 37.1 degrees north and a longitude of 141.

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Earthquake with magnitude 6 strikes Iwaki, Japan- EMSC
Fri, 06 Oct 2017 22:45:00 +0200   trust (en)

Oct 6 (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6 struck Iwaki, 195 km northeast of Tokyo, European quake agency EMSC said in a tweet on Friday. (Reporting by Parikshit Mishra in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur) Our Standards: Our global editorial team of almost 40 journalists and 100....

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (2), JRC (127), (3), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (2), USGS (6), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),

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