M 5.5 in Japan on 03 May 2021 05:07 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 1267289
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 189.23 Km
Lat/Lon: 25.7309 , 123.9688
Event Date: 03 May 2021 05:07 UTC
03 May 2021 13:07 Local
Exposed Population:
Few people within 100km
Inserted at: 03 May 2021 05:18 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000dzma Scaled population (vector) 0.6  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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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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),