M 5.5 in Japan on 07 Aug 2018 15:12 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 37.8826 , 144.0653
Event Date: 07 Aug 2018 15:12 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 07 Aug 2018 16:30 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Japan)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 33 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Fighting fire with fire: How controlled blazes are used to avert a gre ...
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 13:49:00 +0200.

As wildfires wreak havoc in California and leave 90 dead in Greece, Robert Matthews looks at why 'putting out the fire with gasoline' is often the only option Firefighters battle the Ferguson Fire, the largest fire in the Sierra National F
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Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike to again refrain from eulogizing Koreans kille ...
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 02:53:00 +0200.

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike has said she will not send a memorial address for an annual ceremony to mourn Koreans who died in the 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake — including those murdered in the turmoil after the quake — for the second consecutive
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AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 09:11:00 +0200.

In Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, file photo, Namio Matsura, a 17-year-old member of the computation skill research club at Fukuyama Technical High School, watches Hiroshima city before atomic bomb fell in virtual reality experience at the high scho
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AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 08:43:00 +0200.

In Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, file photo, Namio Matsura, a 17-year-old member of the computation skill research club at Fukuyama Technical High School, watches Hiroshima city before atomic bomb fell in virtual reality experience at the high scho
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),