M 5.5 in Japan on 28 Nov 2018 02:23 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 41.3503 , 143.2677
Event Date: 28 Nov 2018 02:23 UTC
Exposed Population: About 15000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 28 Nov 2018 02:43 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.5 (Japan)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 22 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Keeping the vigil
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 20:08:00 +0100.

It is 15 days since Cyclone Gaja made landfall in southern Tamil Nadu, wreaking havoc in six districts of the State. At least 3,000 public health personnel still remain on the ground, organising medical camps, chlorinating water sources, lo
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AP FACT CHECK: 11 Trump climate goofs and 1 correct claim
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 10:42:00 +0100.

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's elemental. President Donald Trump got his facts about earth, water, air and fire wrong as he and his aides spent a week attacking the White House climate report. In interviews and off-the-cuff remarks, public statemen
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AP FACT CHECK: 11 Trump climate goofs and 1 correct claim
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 10:32:00 +0100.

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's elemental. President Donald Trump got his facts about earth, water, air and fire wrong as he and his aides spent a week attacking the White House climate report. In interviews and off-the-cuff remarks, public statemen
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AP FACT CHECK: 11 Trump climate goofs and 1 correct claim
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 10:15:00 +0100.

"Science is not a belief system," said University of Georgia meteorology professor Marshall Shepherd, a past president of the American Meteorological Society. He added that if someone doesn't believe in gravity, "guess what happens if you f
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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),