M 5 in Japan on 04 May 2021 18:10 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 1267482
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.0M
Depth: 18.25 Km
Lat/Lon: 37.1944 , 141.8417
Event Date: 04 May 2021 18:10 UTC
05 May 2021 03:10 Local
Exposed Population:
390000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 May 2021 18:19 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.5 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000e03w Scaled population (vector) 4.61  
  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

Articles: 20 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Japan: 5.2-magnitude earthquake jolts Izu IslandsSat, 08 May 2021 13:06:00 +0200.

) The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported that on Saturday, May. 8 a 5.2- magnitude earthquake struck Izu Islands, Japan at 04:19:07 GMT. The epicenter, with a deepness of 79.86 km, was at first concluded to be at 31.9839 degrees north l
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How Google is planning to warn us, before an earthquake hitsSat, 08 May 2021 11:01:00 +0200.

A system capable of immediately detecting a seismic shock, and giving a warning to the population "giving" a few seconds of time that may be vital to protect themselves from possible consequences. This is an ambitious project recently annou
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Vídeo: J.A. Arocha rinde homenaje al capitán Tadashi en La Luz, una dé ... Sat, 08 May 2021 04:07:00 +0200.

Emotivo recibimiento ayer, en el Muelle Grande del Puerto de La Luz y de Las Palmas, al capitán de la flota pesquera japonesa Saito Tadashi, diez años después de que partiera desde Gran Canaria a su país con la incertibumbre de cómo iba a e
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Comment EYAKUZE: Cyclone Jobo didn’t come to town but are we prepared ... Fri, 07 May 2021 23:58:00 +0200.

The aftermath of a cyclone. When it was announced by the Tanzania Meteorological Association that Cyclone Jobo might make landfall within raining distance of Dar es Salaam, I took some necessary steps. PHOTO | FILE Summary. I have been worr
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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.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

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),