M 4.5 in Japan on 26 Nov 2020 20:54 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 1245234
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 63.66 Km
Lat/Lon: 39.6593 , 142.2864
Event Date: 26 Nov 2020 20:54 UTC
27 Nov 2020 05:54 Local
Exposed Population:
680000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 26 Nov 2020 22:07 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.5 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000ck4v Scaled population (vector) 5.48  
  C1 earthquake 0.73  
  C2 earthquake -0.22  
  Country Vulnerability -0.71  
  INFORM_normalised 0.57  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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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: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),