M 5.9 in Japan on 10 Dec 2019 17:05 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 1197714
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 15.14 Km
Lat/Lon: 30.6946 , 141.7419
Event Date: 10 Dec 2019 17:05 UTC
11 Dec 2019 02:05 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 11 Dec 2019 17:10 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us60006ptp Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
Satellite products
Analytical products
Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 29 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Olympics no relief for devastated citySat, 14 Dec 2019 09:13:00 +0100.

FUTABA, Japan -- The torch relay for the Tokyo Olympics will kick off in Fukushima, the northern prefecture devastated almost nine years ago by an earthquake, tsunami and the subsequent meltdown of three nuclear reactors. They'll also play
...(more)
Tokyo being billed as ‘Recovery Olympics’ -- but not for all By MARI Y ... Sat, 14 Dec 2019 04:34:00 +0100.

FUTABA, Japan (AP) — The torch relay for the Tokyo Olympics will kick off in Fukushima, the northern prefecture devastated almost nine years ago by an earthquake, tsunami and the subsequent meltdown of three nuclear reactors. They’ll also p
...(more)
Tokyo being billed as ‘Recovery Olympics’ — but not for allFri, 13 Dec 2019 18:10:00 +0100.

FUTABA, Japan — The torch relay for the Tokyo Olympics will kick off in Fukushima, the northern prefecture devastated almost nine years ago by an earthquake, tsunami and the subsequent meltdown of three nuclear reactors. They’ll also play O
...(more)
Tokyo being billed as ‘Recovery Olympics’ -- but not for allFri, 13 Dec 2019 17:59:00 +0100.

FUTABA, Japan - The torch relay for the Tokyo Olympics will kick off in Fukushima, the northern prefecture devastated almost nine years ago by an earthquake, tsunami and the subsequent meltdown of three nuclear reactors. They’ll also play O
...(more)

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 (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),