M 4.6 in Japan on 01 Jul 2020 19:22 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 1224757
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 15.53 Km
Lat/Lon: 24.889 , 123.3462
Event Date: 01 Jul 2020 19:22 UTC
02 Jul 2020 03:22 Local
Exposed Population:
About 12000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 01 Jul 2020 19:53 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.5 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000ag3n Scaled population (vector) 3.38  
  C1 earthquake 0.73  
  C2 earthquake -0.22  
  Country Vulnerability -0.71  
  INFORM_normalised 0.57  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
Satellite products
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. 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: 18 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

What’s long and fast, and can run if there’s an earthquake? Japan’s ne ... Sun, 05 Jul 2020 18:53:00 +0200.

Japan has launched a speed-record-breaking new Shinkansen, or bullet train. Not only is it convenient than previous models, however it can also run without external power during an emergency, albeit only for a quick distance. The N700S coul
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Japan debuts new bullet train that can run during an earthquakeSun, 05 Jul 2020 05:13:00 +0200.

Japan's latest record-breaking bullet train doesn't only run faster and smoother -- it's also able to transport passengers to safety in the event of an earthquake. The N700S -- the 'S' stands for 'Supreme' -- entered into service July 1 and
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Wireless carriers start disaster info service for foreign touristsSun, 05 Jul 2020 00:31:00 +0200.

Major Japanese wireless carriers recently launched a service to provide foreign tourists with disaster relief information via mobile phone short message service in the event of an earthquake or typhoon. Three mobile phone service operators
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Japan's wireless carriers start disaster info service for foreign tour ... Sat, 04 Jul 2020 07:45:00 +0200.

Major Japanese wireless carriers recently launched a service to provide foreign tourists with disaster relief information via mobile phone short message service in the event of an earthquake or typhoon. Three mobile phone service operators
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

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),