M 4.5 in Japan on 26 Oct 2020 13:15 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 1240966
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 29.1992 , 129.0993
Event Date: 26 Oct 2020 13:15 UTC
26 Oct 2020 22:15 Local
Exposed Population:
About 39000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 26 Oct 2020 13:58 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.5 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000cda8 Scaled population (vector) 3.73  
  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, 2020. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 32 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

NDRF trains first lot of stray dogs as search, rescue specialistsFri, 30 Oct 2020 06:57:00 +0100.

Blaze and Tiger are the latest trainee members of the National Disaster Response Force’s (NDRF) dog squad which helps personnel carry out search-and-rescue operations. Contrary to the conventional norm, Blaze and Tiger are neither German Sh
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269 compensation claims linked to Fukushima plant work deemed in JapanFri, 30 Oct 2020 03:00:00 +0100.

A total of 269 cases related to the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant work in Japan have been deemed as job-related accidents and covered by compensation since the nuclear disaster in 2011, labor ministry officials said Thursday. The compens
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269 compensation claims linked to Fukushima plant work de...Thu, 29 Oct 2020 18:19:00 +0100.

TOKYO, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- A total of 269 cases related to the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant work in Japan have been deemed as job-related accidents and covered by compensation since the nuclear disaster in 2011, labor ministry officials
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269 compensation claims linked to Fukushima plant work deemed in JapanThu, 29 Oct 2020 17:28:00 +0100.

TOKYO, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- A total of 269 cases related to the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant work in Japan have been deemed as job-related accidents and covered by compensation since the nuclear disaster in 2011, labor ministry officials
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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),