M 5.1 in Japan on 14 Jan 2019 04:23 UTC
EQ parameters
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to 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
14 Jan 2019 13:23 Local
Exposed Population: 39820000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j3mh
Inserted at: 14 Jan 2019 04:43 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.5 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0.2 0.2
us2000j3mh Scaled population (vector) 7.61  
  C1 earthquake 0.73  
  C2 earthquake -0.22  
  Country Vulnerability -0.71  
  INFORM_normalised 0.57  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1244892 0.2 14 Jan 2019 04:23 5.1M, 51.55km N/A 39.8 million 00:20 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Japan , Region of Kanto (population 38,543,000) . The nearest places are Morokawa, Shinjuku-Shinden, Narita-Shinden, Kami-Wada, Nire, Onna, Takei, Suginoya, Numakage, Hiratsuka, and Yokohama.

Radius Population
100 km 39.6 million people
75 km 30.6 million people
50 km 11.5 million people
20 km 890000 people
10 km 190000 people
5 km 41000 people
2 km 7900 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Kanto Japan 38.5 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Morokawa Ibaraki Japan Village5 - 2 km
Shinjuku-Shinden Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 2 km
Narita-Shinden Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 2 km
Kami-Wada Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 3 km
Nire Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 4 km
Onna Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 4 km
Takei Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 4 km
Suginoya Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 5 km
Numakage Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 6 km
Hiratsuka Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 6 km
Minami-Izumi Tochigi Japan Village6 - 6 km
Kozutsumi Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 7 km
Sakunoya Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 8 km
Sekimoto Ibaraki Japan Village5 - 9 km
Kurokoma Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 9 km
Kanokubo Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 9 km
Amagaya Tochigi Japan Village6 - 9 km
Emura Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 9 km
Mamada Tochigi Japan Village6 - 10 km
Tsukazaki Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 11 km
Shimotsuma Ibaraki Japan Village5 37000 people 11 km
Nogi Tochigi Japan Village6 27000 people 12 km
Koga Ibaraki Japan City 57000 people 12 km
Saheita-Shinden Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 12 km
Sakai Ibaraki Japan Village5 26000 people 12 km
Kutsukake Ibaraki Japan Village5 - 12 km
Oigo Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 12 km
Oyama Tochigi Japan City 140000 people 12 km
Kami-Namai Tochigi Japan Village6 - 12 km
Zodo Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 13 km
Wakayagi Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 13 km
Kurogo Ibaraki Japan Village4 - 13 km
Sekiyado Chiba Japan Village6 30000 people 14 km
Shimo-Nodono Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 14 km
Goshonomiya Tochigi Japan Village6 - 14 km
Ishige Ibaraki Japan Village6 24000 people 14 km
Kurihashi Saitama Japan Village5 27000 people 14 km
Hirunuma Tochigi Japan Village6 - 15 km
Honden Saitama Japan Village6 - 15 km
Okizawa Tochigi Japan Village6 - 15 km
Takasai Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 16 km
Minami-Obayashi Tochigi Japan Village6 - 16 km
Higashi-Hozui Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 16 km
Doyobu Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 16 km
Matate Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 16 km
Nobushimo Tochigi Japan Village6 - 16 km
Shimo-Ezure Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 17 km
Shimodate Ibaraki Japan City 63000 people 17 km
Mizukake Tochigi Japan Village6 - 17 km
Yagyu Saitama Japan Village6 - 17 km
Hanekawa Tochigi Japan Village6 - 17 km
Nakadate Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 17 km
Yoshinuma Ibaraki Japan Village5 - 18 km
Kita-Hirano Saitama Japan Village6 - 18 km
Fujioka Tochigi Japan Village6 18000 people 18 km
Koike Tochigi Japan Village6 - 18 km
Ebigashima Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 19 km
Nakamura Tochigi Japan Village6 - 19 km
Toshima Saitama Japan Village6 - 19 km
Kamigo Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 19 km
Horage Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 19 km
Tomida Tochigi Japan Village6 - 19 km
Goka Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 20 km
Hoshubana Chiba Japan Village6 - 20 km
Koganei Tochigi Japan Village6 - 20 km
Horigome Tochigi Japan Village6 - 20 km
Itakura Gunma Japan Village6 - 20 km
Hojubana Saitama Japan Village5 - 20 km
Kami-Oshima Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 21 km
Kadoi Ibaraki Japan Village5 - 21 km
Shizuka Tochigi Japan Village6 - 21 km
Nishioka Gunma Japan Village6 - 21 km
Hanamigaoka Tochigi Japan Village6 - 21 km
Kuki Saitama Japan Village4 72000 people 21 km
Oyama Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 21 km
Washijuku Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 22 km
Yatagai Tochigi Japan Village5 - 22 km
Mitagaya Saitama Japan Village6 - 22 km
Yakushiji Tochigi Japan Village6 - 22 km
Shimana Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 22 km
Hojo Ibaraki Japan Village5 - 23 km
Makado Tochigi Japan Village6 - 23 km
Shinzato Tochigi Japan Village6 - 23 km
Okuda Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 23 km
Washimiya Saitama Japan Village6 33000 people 23 km
Ozone Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 24 km
Momiya Gunma Japan Village6 - 24 km
Minagawa-Jonai Tochigi Japan Village6 - 24 km
Omuro Saitama Japan Village6 - 24 km
Tsukuba Ibaraki Japan City 170000 people 24 km
Takahagi Tochigi Japan Village6 - 24 km
Tochigi Tochigi Japan Village4 80000 people 25 km
Hachimanzawa Tochigi Japan Village6 - 25 km
Naka Tochigi Japan Village6 - 25 km
Togawa Saitama Japan Village6 - 25 km
Hinokuchi Saitama Japan Village6 - 25 km
Oda Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 25 km
Naka-Izumi Ibaraki Japan Village6 - 26 km
Akoda Gunma Japan Village6 - 26 km
Kurogohara Tochigi Japan Village6 - 26 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Chiba-ken 19 0 22 km
Suzumenomiya 82 0 30 km
Onishi 20 0 32 km
Utsunomiya QUT 102 Civ. Paved Yes 5500 34 km
26 0 37 km
Honda 12 0 38 km
Shimo Kolzumi 30 0 40 km
Shimofusa 30 Civ. Paved Yes 7300 48 km
Ryugasaki 2 0 48 km
Ryugasaki South 2 0 51 km
Hyakuri 32 Mil. Paved Yes 8800 52 km
Iruma 91 Mil. Paved Yes 6500 56 km
Chofu 41 Civ. Paved No 3200 66 km
Yokota AFB OKO 139 Mil. Paved Yes 11000 67 km
Shimoshizu 30 0 68 km
Tachikawa 95 0 68 km
Tokyo Narita International NRT 42 Civ. Paved Yes 13100 69 km
Tokyo Haneda International HND 7 Civ. Paved Yes 9800 73 km
Otawara 201 0 75 km
Yokohama YOK unknown 0 84 km
Katsner AAF 109 Civ. Paved No 1900 87 km
Kisarazu 3 Mil. Paved Yes 6000 90 km
Atsugi NJA 62 Mil. Paved Yes 7900 91 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Tokyo JPTYO Japan 55 km
Ogasawara JPOGA Japan 59 km
Katunan Ko Japan 61 km
Anegasaki JPANE Japan 71 km
Chiba JPCHB Japan 72 km
Kawasaki JPKWS Japan 75 km
Hitachi JPHTC Japan 78 km
Goi JPGOI Japan 78 km
Kashima JPKSM Japan 84 km
Yokohama JPYOK Japan 85 km
Kisarazu JPKZU Japan 91 km
Neghisi JPNGI Japan 91 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Miyukiko Gongendochosetsuchi Nakagawa 1991 15 km
Yanakako Wataraseyusuichi Watarasegawa 1989 15 km
Jajanboike Kozogawa Kozogawa 1985 55 km
Kusakiko Kusaki Watarasegawa 1976 57 km
Miyazawako Miyazawatameike Koazegawa 1941 59 km
Tamako Murayamashimo Tamagawa 2008 61 km
Sayamako Yamaguchi Tamagawa 2002 61 km
Tamako Murayamakami Tamagawa 1924 62 km
Kasumigaura Kasumigaura-Kaihatsu Tonegawa 1995 66 km
Chuzenjiko Chuzenji Daiyagawa 1998 67 km
Higashikoyako Nishiarakawa Nishiarakawa 1967 68 km
Naguriko Arima Arimagawa 1985 70 km
Imaichichoseichi Imaichi Togawa 1988 71 km
Terayama Terayama Miyakawa 1984 71 km
Kuriyamachoseichi Kuriyama Nebesawagawa 1988 74 km
Kannako Shimokubo Kannagawa 1968 75 km
Kurobe Kurobe Kinugawa 1912 76 km
Sonoharako Sonohara Katashinagawa 1965 77 km
Makabechoseichi Makabe Tonegawa 1928 78 km
Yashioko Kawaji Kunugawa 1983 78 km
Ikariko Ikari Ojikagawa 1956 78 km
Kawamatako Kawamata Kinugawa 1966 80 km
Marunumako Marunuma Otakigawa 1931 82 km
Shiobara Shiobara Hokigawa 1978 83 km
Narusawako Narusawa Harunashirakawa 1950 83 km
Yamakura Yamakura Yamakuragawa 1964 84 km
Okutamako Ogohchi Tamagawa 1957 85 km
Tsukuiko Shiroyama Sagamigawa 1964 85 km
Oshioko Oshio Nanmokugawa 1968 87 km
Sabigawa Sabigawa Sabigawa 1994 88 km
Sagamiko Sagami Sagamigawa 1947 88 km
Chichibuko Futase Arakawa 1961 89 km
Miyagaseko Miyagase Nakatsugawa 2001 91 km
Nyuko Nyu Nyukawa 1952 91 km
Tanbarako Tanbara Hocchigawa 1981 95 km
Ono Ono Yatagawa 1914 96 km
Fujiwarako Fujiwara Tonegawa 1957 98 km
Takatakiko Takataki Yorogawa 1990 98 km
Miyamako Miyama Nakagawa 1973 98 km

Nuclear plants

Name Country Reactors Distance
TOKAI JAPAN 3 75 km

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