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.

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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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
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