M 5.8 in Japan on 13 Sep 2021 22:46 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 1285531
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 368.64 Km
Lat/Lon: 32.455 , 137.8589
Event Date: 13 Sep 2021 22:46 UTC
14 Sep 2021 07:46 Local
Exposed Population:
No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 13 Sep 2021 23:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Japan)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000faw7 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Exposed population

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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),