M 5.5 in Japan on 25 Jul 2018 04:20 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 1151504
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 25.4388 , 130.5177
Event Date: 25 Jul 2018 04:20 UTC
Exposed Population: About 2000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 25 Jul 2018 04:41 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Japan)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000gd8e Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (37), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),