M 6 in Japan on 28 Mar 2023 09:18 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 1366980
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 34 Km
Lat/Lon: 41.148 , 142.805
Event Date: 28 Mar 2023 09:18 UTC
28 Mar 2023 19:18 Local
Exposed Population: 30 thousand in MMI IV
Inserted at: 28 Mar 2023 10:35 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Japan)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000k09q Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 347 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

UPI Archives: Boat feared lost in tsunami found safe2023-04-01T09:09+0200.

TOKYO, March 12 (UPI) -- A fishing boat thought to have fallen victim to the tsunami following Japan's 8.9-magnitude earthquake has been found with all aboard alive, officials said. The vessel was found beached near a port in Hachinohe, Aom
UPI Archives: Indian Ocean tsunami death toll reaches 9,5002023-04-01T09:09+0200.

A tsunami of extraordinary violence caused by an underwater quake measuring 8.9 on the Richter scale -- the most powerful quake in the last 40 years -- struck a large swath of Southeast Asia Sunday, possibly killing as many as 9,500 people.
Chile: se percibe sismo de magnitud 4.1 en la ciudad de Huasco2023-04-01T07:51+0200.

Un sismo de magnitud 4.1 se percibió en la ciudad chilena de Huasco , según información oficial del Centro Sismológico Nacional (CSN). La información actualizada precisa que la actividad sísmica comenzó a las 02:30 horas (hora local) de est
Se registra sismo de magnitud 3.5 en San Pedro2023-04-01T07:25+0200.

La ciudad chilena de San Pedro fue el epicentro de un temblor de magnitud 3.5 que se registró a las 01:51 horas (hora local) de este sábado 1 de abril. El sismo ocurrió a 95.0 kilómetros de la ciudad y tuvo una profundidad de 203.0 kilómetr

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

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),