M 4.7 in Japan on 31 Jul 2020 08:37 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 1228304
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 30.6672 , 141.7016
Event Date: 31 Jul 2020 08:37 UTC
31 Jul 2020 17:37 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 31 Jul 2020 08:56 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000b7cb Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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

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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),