M 5.5 in Japan on 30 Nov 2021 06:53 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 1299219
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 7.86 Km
Lat/Lon: 31.2289 , 142.4773
Event Date: 30 Nov 2021 06:53 UTC
30 Nov 2021 15:53 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 30 Nov 2021 07:15 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Japan)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000g7tw Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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 (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),