M 5.7 in Japan on 14 Mar 2012 12:05 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 115480
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 16.9 Km
Lat/Lon: 35.7098 , 140.738
Event Date: 14 Mar 2012 12:05 UTC
14 Mar 2012 21:05 Local
Exposed Population: 9440868 people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 Mar 2012 12:21 UTC

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0.7 0.7
usb0008gvl Scaled population (vector)  
  C1 earthquake  
  C2 earthquake  
  Country Vulnerability  
  INFORM_normalised  
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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (34), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),