M 5.6 in Japan on 24 Dec 2018 00:18 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 1166128
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 18.01 Km
Lat/Lon: 34.0598 , 141.8448
Event Date: 24 Dec 2018 00:18 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 24 Dec 2018 00:28 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000iwwp Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 94 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

Indonesia widens danger zone around island volcanoThu, 27 Dec 2018 21:18:00 +0100.

CARITA, Indonesia (AP) - Indonesia raised the danger level for an island volcano that triggered a tsunami on the weekend, killing at least 430 people in Sumatra and Java, and widened its no-go zone. The country's volcanology agency said Thu
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Indonesia widens danger zone around island volcano; at least 430 deadThu, 27 Dec 2018 18:25:00 +0100.

Indonesia raised the danger level for an island volcano that triggered a tsunami on the weekend, killing at least 430 people in Sumatra and Java, and widened its no-go zone. The country's volcanology agency said Thursday that the Anak Kraka
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No-go zone around volcano widenedThu, 27 Dec 2018 18:16:00 +0100.

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Indonesia on Thursday widened the no-go zone around an island volcano that triggered a tsunami on the weekend, killing at least 430 people in Sumatra and Java. The volcanology agency raised the Anak Krakatau Volcano’s al
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Indonesia widens danger zone around island volcanoThu, 27 Dec 2018 17:38:00 +0100.

ASSOCIATED PRESS. An official looked a seismograph at an observation post near a recent volcanic eruption in Carita, Indonesia, Thursday. Indonesia widened the no-go zone around an island volcano that triggered a tsunami on the weekend, kil
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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 (37), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),