M 5.7 in Japan on 25 Oct 2018 18:36 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 43.74 Km
Lat/Lon: 38.2868 , 141.7858
Event Date: 25 Oct 2018 18:36 UTC
Exposed Population: 2350000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 25 Oct 2018 18:54 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.5 (Japan)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),