M 4.9 in Japan on 11 Feb 2019 23:26 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 1170551
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 31.0395 , 142.3761
Event Date: 11 Feb 2019 23:26 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 11 Feb 2019 23:46 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000jggn Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 40 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Sustainability, Vol. 11, Pages 1020: Sustainable Downtown Development ... Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:01:00 +0100.

Abstract Regional cities in Japan are facing a decline in the downtown area owing to urban expansion and a decrease in the population. Promoting downtown living is indispensable for the realization of downtown revitalization. Since many coa
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Robot lifts bits of melted fuel at Japan's quake-hit Fukushima plantFri, 15 Feb 2019 04:57:00 +0100.

TOKYO (AFP) - A robot arm has successfully picked up pebble-sized pieces of radioactive fuel at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant in a complex operation seen as key to cleanup efforts after the 2011 meltdown, officials said on Thursday (Feb 1
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Radioactive Fukushima Debris Picked Up By Remote-Controlled Robot For ... Fri, 15 Feb 2019 04:43:00 +0100.

A remote-controlled robot sent into the bowels of a melted nuclear reactor at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant has made picked up pebble-sized chunks of radioactive debris for the first time, according to On Wednesday, operator Tokyo Electri
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'Fish of tremors' appears in Peru, arousing fear for earthquakeFri, 15 Feb 2019 04:41:00 +0100.

Dozens of oarfish were discovered by Japanese fishermen at the time of a powerful magnitude 8.8 earthquake in Chile, in 2010. 'Fish of tremors' appears in Peru, arousing fear for earthquake. Thursday, February 14, 2019, 18:00 (GMT + 9) It
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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 (34), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),