M 6 in Japan on 13 May 2021 23:58 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 1268632
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 32 Km
Lat/Lon: 37.7079 , 141.7784
Event Date: 13 May 2021 23:58 UTC
14 May 2021 08:58 Local
Exposed Population: 3010000 people in MMI>=IV
1080000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 May 2021 01:07 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.5 (Japan)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000e2xd Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.57  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Rare tsunami danger threatens San Diego coast, experts warn it could d ... Mon, 17 May 2021 19:31:00 +0200.

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6.1-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's Hokkaido PrefectureMon, 17 May 2021 15:14:00 +0200.

Baku, May 17, AZERTAC An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck off Japan's Hokkaido Prefecture on Sunday, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), Xinhua reports. The temblor occurred at
6.6 magnitude quake hits off Indonesia's Sumatra: USGSMon, 17 May 2021 09:29:00 +0200.

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the west coast of Indonesia's Sumatra Friday, the United States Geological Survey said, triggering panic on the nearest island but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The shallow qu

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),