M 5.1 in Japan on 14 Jan 2019 04:23 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 51.55 Km
Lat/Lon: 36.2058 , 139.8416
Event Date: 14 Jan 2019 04:23 UTC
Exposed Population: 39820000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 Jan 2019 04:43 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.5 (Japan)

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Latest media headlines

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Indonesia: AMDA Emergency Relief #5: Sunda Strait Tsunami, Indonesia
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 04:20:00 +0100.

The joint team of AMDA Indonesia and AMDA Headquarters has conducted this relief activities under the initiative of Professor Husni Tanra, the Chairperson of AMDA Indonesia, since 24th December 2018. On 31st December, based on information f
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Clock frozen at time of Japan’s 2011 earthquake removed from former to ...
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:56:00 +0100.

OTSUCHI, Iwate — A clock frozen at the time the Great East Japan Earthquake struck was removed Tuesday morning from the former town hall of Otsuchi, Iwate Prefecture, a town hit hard by the tsunami following the quake. The clock on the ext
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Indigenous groups are the world’s endangered environmental guardians
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 23:22:00 +0100.

Brazil’s new President, Jair Bolsonaro – known for his misogynistic, racist, homophobic and anti-environmental comments – has raised questions about the future of the world’s fourth-largest democracy with his support for torture and his una
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WAVE OF RADIATION Russia 'to deploy nuke drones that can cause 300ft r ...
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:17:00 +0100.

RUSSIA plans to deploy underwater nuclear drones that could cause a 300ft radioactive tsunami, according to reports. Putin's military plans to deploy more than 30 of the unmanned Poseidon strategic drones to combat duty, each of which could
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (33), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),