M 4.7 in Japan on 10 Aug 2018 21:11 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 1153283
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
Depth: 14.24 Km
Lat/Lon: 37.2265 , 141.0636
Event Date: 10 Aug 2018 21:11 UTC
Exposed Population: 2550000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 10 Aug 2018 22:51 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.5 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000g6l9 Scaled population 6.24  
  C1 earthquake 0.73  
  C2 earthquake -0.22  
  Country Vulnerability -0.71  
  INFORM_normalised 0.57  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 11 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Taiwan can do more after quake on LombokTue, 14 Aug 2018 19:19:00 +0200.

The magnitude 6.9 earthquake that struck the Indonesian island of Lombok on Aug. 5 has killed more than 430 people, injured more than 1,400 and left about 270,000 people homeless. The day after the earthquake, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) p
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Earthquake in Japan: 5.1 Magnitude Tremors Shake Chiba Prefecture, Nea ... Tue, 14 Aug 2018 06:23:00 +0200.

Shanghai, Aug 14: An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted Japan on Tuesday. The tremors were felt in Chiba Prefecture and nearby areas. There was no report of any injury or casualty. Earlier on Monday, a 5.0 magnitude qua
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Haiti: First-class surgery for all in Tabarre hospitalTue, 14 Aug 2018 01:09:00 +0200.

Since 2012, 60,000 Haitians from all walks of life have benefited from free, first-class surgical trauma care through MSF’s Nap Kenbé hospital in the Tabarre neighbourhood of Port-au-Prince. Opened in response to the earthquake in 2010 and
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Fighting fire with fire: How controlled blazes are used to avert a gre ... Sat, 11 Aug 2018 13:49:00 +0200.

As wildfires wreak havoc in California and leave 90 dead in Greece, Robert Matthews looks at why 'putting out the fire with gasoline' is often the only option Firefighters battle the Ferguson Fire, the largest fire in the Sierra National F
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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 (33), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),