M 5.1 in Japan on 31 Oct 2021 21:14 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 1293460
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 52.43 Km
Lat/Lon: 36.4665 , 140.6005
Event Date: 31 Oct 2021 21:14 UTC
01 Nov 2021 06:14 Local
Exposed Population:
10.5 million in 100km
Inserted at: 03 Nov 2021 23:35 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.5 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0.1 0.1
us7000fqbt Scaled population (vector) 7.03  
  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, 2022. 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 (42), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),