M 4.9 in Japan on 23 Jan 2021 05:39 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 1252782
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 104.66 Km
Lat/Lon: 42.3492 , 142.6016
Event Date: 23 Jan 2021 05:39 UTC
23 Jan 2021 14:39 Local
Exposed Population:
690000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 23 Jan 2021 05:59 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.5 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000d2m3 Scaled population (vector) 5.64  
  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, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 11 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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Keeping a clean path: Doubling the capacity of solid-state lithium bat ... Tue, 26 Jan 2021 02:27:00 +0100.

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A mild tremor of magnitude 4.2 was just reported 3 km southwest of Sto ... Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:36:00 +0100.

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Light 4.8 quake hits near Ishigaki, Okinawa, JapanMon, 25 Jan 2021 10:26:00 +0100.

4.8 quake 25 Jan 6:05 pm (GMT +9) A shallow magnitude 4.8 earthquake was reported early evening near Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan. According to the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the quake hit on Monday 25 January 2021 at 6:05 pm
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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.
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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),