M 4.5 in Japan on 26 Jan 2022 21:09 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 1307659
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 61.21 Km
Lat/Lon: 35.9284 , 140.4239
Event Date: 26 Jan 2022 21:09 UTC
27 Jan 2022 06:09 Local
Exposed Population:
34.6 million in 100km
Inserted at: 26 Jan 2022 23:00 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.5 (Japan)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000gfd9 Scaled population (vector) 7.38  
  C1 earthquake 0.73  
  C2 earthquake -0.22  
  Country Vulnerability -0.71  
  INFORM_normalised 0.57  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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 (42), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),