M 5.6 in Off East Coast Of Honshu, Japan on 18 May 2022 03:52 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 1323004
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 12.97 Km
Lat/Lon: 33.3383 , 141.3833
Event Date: 18 May 2022 03:52 UTC
18 May 2022 12:52 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 18 May 2022 04:15 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000hlxg Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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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)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (2), INFORM (1),