M 5.5 in Japan on 17 Jun 2018 22:58 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 1146404
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10.89 Km
Lat/Lon: 34.8326 , 135.6124
Event Date: 17 Jun 2018 22:58 UTC
Exposed Population: 21770000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 18 Jun 2018 15:19 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.5 (Japan)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0.8 0.8
us1000eu1c Scaled population 5.52  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.57  
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Latest media headlines

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Phivolcs says subway project runs parallel but not on fault lineThu, 21 Jun 2018 15:26:00 +0200.

No segment of the Metro Manila Subway Project would run over the West Valley Fault, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has assured the public. Phivolcs issued the assurance after photos tracing the route of th
Japan's Osaka to inspect concrete block walls following girl's death i ... Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:03:00 +0200.

TOKYO, June 21 (Xinhua) -- Japan's Osaka prefectural government said Thursday it had decided to inspect all concrete walls made of blocks in the area after a nine-year-old girl was crushed to death Monday after a strong earthquake caused th
Japan Suffers 6.1-Magnitude EarthquakeThu, 21 Jun 2018 09:36:00 +0200.

Accra, June 18 - (UPI/GNA) - At least three people died and more than 200 were injured after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit the Japanese city of Osaka during the morning rush hour Monday. The quake struck around 8:00 a.m. in the city with a

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 (37), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),