M 6.3 in Volcano Islands, Japan Region on 16 Aug 2018 18:22 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.3M
Depth: 20 Km
Lat/Lon: 23.4356 , 143.3143
Event Date: 16 Aug 2018 18:22 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 17 Aug 2018 18:02 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

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

17 Ogos 2018 -Gempa Bumi Kuat di Kepulauan Volcano, Jepun pada 17 Ogos ...
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 04:10:00 +0200.

JMM/POCGN(O)/BK-23A Ruj. Kami: JMM.APL15/756/22/07 Jld.15(22) SIARAN MEDIA Gempa Bumi Kuat di Kepulauan Volcano, Jepun Gempa bumi kuat bermagnitud 6.2 pada skala Richter telah berlaku di Kepulauan Volcano, Jepun pada pukul 2:23 pagi, 17 Ogo
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (109), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), USGS (4), (1), INFORM (3), NOAA (2),