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M 5 in Japan on 12 Oct 2017 06:12 UTC
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This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.0M
  • Depth: 23.84 Km
  • Event Date: 12 Oct 2017 06:12 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 12 Oct 2017 06:33 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.5 (JPN)

References

Known identifiers for this event: us1000aqls (neicid)

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Articles: 150 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Non-native species from Japanese tsunami aided by unlikely partner: Plastics
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:05:00 +0200   terradaily (en)

A new study appearing this week in Science reports the discovery of a startling new role of plastic marine debris - the transport of non-native species in the world's oceans. Co-authored by Oregon State University marine scientists John Chapman and Jessica Miller, the study also suggests that....

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World Bosai Forum/International Disaster and Risk Conference 2017 to Be Held in Sendai, Japan, on November 25-28
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:56:00 +0200   marketwatch (en)

Press Release World Bosai Forum/International Disaster and Risk Conference 2017 to Be Held in Sendai, Japan, on November 25-28. SENDAI, Japan, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The First World Bosai Forum/International Disaster and Risk Conference is going to be held from November 25 to 28, 2017, in Sendai, Japan.

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World Bosai Forum/International Disaster and Risk Conference 2017 to Be Held in Sendai, Japan, on November 25-28
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:14:00 +0200   prnewswire (en)

SENDAI, Japan Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The First World Bosai Forum/International Disaster and Risk Conference is going to be held from November 25 to 28, 2017 , in Sendai, Japan . With the participation of diverse experts and citizens, lessons learned from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake will be conveyed.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (57), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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