M 5.6 in Japan on 25 Feb 2018 16:28 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 30.77 km
Lat/Lon: 37.5905 , 141.7455
Event Date: 25 Feb 2018 16:28 UTC
Exposed Population: 530000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 25 Feb 2018 17:21 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.5 (JPN)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 581 | About casualties: 12 | Last hour: 0

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Thu, 01 Mar 2018 14:43:00 +0100.

Pentru acest studiu, au fost monitorizate semnalele electrice ale creierului în cazul a nouă persoane aflate pe moarte, scrie newsweek.com . (toţi subiecţii au suferit o leziune gravă la creier şi purtau specificaţia „nu resuscitaţi”). În
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MEGA earthquake 'as devastating as 2004 tsunami' to strike capital cit ...
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 13:32:00 +0100.

Bing/Getty WARNING: The city is bracing itself for the mega earthquake tonight A massive 8.7 magnitude earthquake will hit Jakarta tonight, capable to reducing the city to ruins. Scientists have warned the quake could be comparable to the 2
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Denuncia una radiación excesiva en Fukushima
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 12:42:00 +0100.

La organización ecologista Greenpeace denunció ayer la presencia de niveles excesivos de radiactividad en áreas próximas a la accidentada central nuclear japonesa de Fukushima que han sido reabiertas a la población. En un informe publicado
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Moradores questionam rotas de fuga em caso de desastre na Barragem Cas ...
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 12:07:00 +0100.

Congonhas Para a primeira e única ação pública até hoje realizada segundo o Plano de Ação Emergencial (PAE) de Barragens de Rejeito de Mineração da Barragem Casa de Pedra, da mineradora Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN), cerca de 400 pla
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),