M 6.6 in Japan on 05 Sep 2018 18:07 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.6M
Depth: 33.36 Km
Lat/Lon: 42.6711 , 141.933
Event Date: 05 Sep 2018 18:07 UTC
Exposed Population: 3310000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 05 Sep 2018 19:46 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.5 (JPN)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 1490 | About casualties: 92 | Last hour: 0

16:46 | CATASTROPHE NATURELLE Un nouveau bilan du séisme qui a frappé ...
Sun, 09 Sep 2018 17:38:00 +0200.

Japon: Un nouveau bilan du séisme fait état de 42 morts. CATASTROPHE NATURELLE Le Premier ministre nippon a visité ce dimanche les régions touchées par le séisme… Un tremblement de terre de 6,6 magnitude de Richter a frappé l'île d'Hokkaïd
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Death toll nears 40 in northern Japan earthquake
Sun, 09 Sep 2018 17:34:00 +0200.

Police search missing persons around houses destroyed by a landslide after an earthquake in Atsuma town, Hokkaido, northern Japan, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. The death toll has hit 39 from a powerful that struck the northern Japanese island
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Death toll nears 40 in northern Japan earthquake
Sun, 09 Sep 2018 17:33:00 +0200.

Police search missing persons around houses destroyed by a landslide after an earthquake in Atsuma town, Hokkaido, northern Japan, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. The death toll has hit 39 from a powerful that struck the northern Japanese island
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Confirman la muerte de 39 personas por sismo en Japón
Sun, 09 Sep 2018 17:15:00 +0200.

Los rescatistas continúan la búsqueda de supervivientes tras el sismo de 6.7 grados Richter del jueves y de enormes deslizamientos de tierra en Hokkaido, norte de Japón, mientras que ya se confirmó la muerte de 39 personas y que hay un desa
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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06/Sep/2018 05:59 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (109), (4), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (3), USGS (4), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),