M 6.3 in Japan on 08 Jan 2019 12:39 UTC

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This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.3M
Depth: 35 Km
Event Date: 08 Jan 2019 12:39 UTC
Exposed Population: 290000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000j1d4
Inserted at: 08 Jan 2019 13:00 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.5 (Japan)

Gdacs Score

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Tsunami affected locations

Date Name Country Alert Tsunami wave height (m)

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Initial conditions

Title: ""16km SSE of Nishinoomote""

Fault parameters

  • Length: 22 km
  • Width: 6 km
  • Magnitude: 6.3 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: .6 m
  • Strike: 215 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 22 degree
  • Rake: 90 degree
  • Depth: 35 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): 129.537, 29.093, 132.537, 32.093
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:.25 minutes

Sea Level

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