M 4.8 in Japan on 31 Jul 2020 02:11 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 1228286
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 26.8713 , 129.4575
Event Date: 31 Jul 2020 02:11 UTC
31 Jul 2020 11:11 Local
Exposed Population:
About 5000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 31 Jul 2020 02:37 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000b795 Scaled population (vector) 2.75  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

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Today in historySun, 02 Aug 2020 09:53:00 +0200.

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Entropy, Vol. 22, Pages 859: Assessing the Potential Earthquake Precur ... Sat, 01 Aug 2020 12:48:00 +0200.

In order to clarify ultra-low-frequency (ULF) seismomagnetic phenomena, a sensitive geomagnetic network was installed in Kanto, Japan since 2000. In previous studies, we have verified the correlation between ULF magnetic anomalies and local
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37 hours on flight from Equatorial Guinea bringing Vietnamese citizens ... Sat, 01 Aug 2020 08:08:00 +0200.

After a long journey to bring more than 200 Vietnamese citizens home safely, the crew were all relieved and happy to have fulfilled an important mission. Flight attendant Pham Xuan Truong, who was also on flights repatriating Vietnamese cit
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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: JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),