M 5.8 in Volcano Islands, Japan Region on 05 Jan 2019 22:54 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 1167208
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 8.32 Km
Lat/Lon: 25.8411 , 144.5944
Event Date: 05 Jan 2019 22:54 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 05 Jan 2019 23:12 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000j0n0 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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Japan earthquake: Large 6.4-magnitude tremor strikes off south east co ... Tue, 08 Jan 2019 14:25:00 +0100.

today. The earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 6.4 has struck off the coast of south east Japan. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake south southeast of Kagoshima today. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (4), (1), INFORM (1),