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M 4.8 in Japan on 14 Jan 2018 09:07 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: 4.8M
  • Depth: 55.11 Km
  • Event Date: 14 Jan 2018 09:07 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 82000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 14 Jan 2018 09:24 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.5 (JPN)

References

Known identifiers for this event: us2000cjfs (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 871 | About casualties: 77 | Last hour: 0

Japan broadcaster mistakenly flashes North Korea missile alert
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:28:00 +0100   timesofisrael (en)

TOKYO, Japan — Japan’s public broadcaster on Tuesday mistakenly flashed that North Korea appeared to have launched a missile, warning people to take cover before apologizing for the error only minutes later. A news alert saying: “It appears North Korea launched a missile… ‘Evacuate inside buildings....

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Japan broadcaster NHK apolgises after mistakenly flashing North Korea missile alert
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:08:00 +0100   firstpost (en)

Tokyo: Japan's public broadcaster on Tuesday mistakenly flashed that North Korea appeared to have launched a missile, warning people to take cover before apologising for the error only minutes later. A news alert saying: "It appears North Korea launched a missile...

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Japan broadcaster mistakenly flashes missile alert
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:26:00 +0100   themalaymailonline (en)

Japan’s public broadcaster today mistakenly flashed that North Korea appeared to have launched a missile. — KCNA handout via Reuters TOKYO, Jan 16 — Japan’s public broadcaster today mistakenly flashed that North Korea appeared to have launched a missile, warning people to take cover before apologising for the error only minutes later.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (64), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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