M 4.8 in Japan on 23 Jan 2021 13:12 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 1252811
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 47.32 Km
Lat/Lon: 37.1493 , 141.5625
Event Date: 23 Jan 2021 13:12 UTC
23 Jan 2021 22:12 Local
Exposed Population:
690000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 23 Jan 2021 13:41 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.5 (Japan)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000d2p7 Scaled population (vector) 5.32  
  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.
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

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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: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),