M 5.9 in Japan on 24 Jun 2020 19:47 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 29.5 Km
Lat/Lon: 35.4725 , 141.112
Event Date: 24 Jun 2020 19:47 UTC
25 Jun 2020 04:47 Local
Exposed Population: About 55000 people in MMI V
3440000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us7000aabt
Inserted at: 26 Jun 2020 15:43 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.5 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000aabt Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.57  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1317508 0 24 Jun 2020 19:47 5.9M, 25.42km 4.26 3.1 million 00:19 NEIC
1317512 0 24 Jun 2020 19:47 5.9M, 29.5km 4.89 3.4 million 1d 19:55 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Japan ,of Kanto (population 38,543,000) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
55000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1317508 35.454/141.138 5.9 25.4 4.508 24 Jun 2020 20:07 00:19 (new episode)
2 0 1317508 35.454/141.138 5.9 25.4 4.263 24 Jun 2020 20:26 00:39 (upd of #1)
3 0 1317512 35.472/141.112 5.9 29.5 4.585 24 Jun 2020 20:43 00:55 (new episode)
4 0 1317512 35.456/141.151 5.9 29.3 4.434 24 Jun 2020 20:59 01:11 (upd of #3)
5 0 1317512 35.456/141.151 5.9 29.3 4.777 24 Jun 2020 21:52 02:04 (upd of #4)
6 0 1317512 35.456/141.151 5.9 29.3 4.855 25 Jun 2020 20:01 1d 00:13 (upd of #5)
7 0 1317512 35.452/141.127 5.9 28.9 4.894 26 Jun 2020 15:43 1d 19:55 (upd of #6)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Kanto Japan 1300 people
Kanto Japan 330000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Inuwaka Chiba Japan Village - 34 km
Choshi Chiba Japan City 83000 people 40 km
Yatabe Ibaraki Japan Village - 47 km
Asahi Yokaichiba Chiba Japan Village - 50 km
Hasunuma Chiba Japan Village - 58 km
Yokoshiba Chiba Japan Village - 61 km
Katakai Chiba Japan City - 61 km
Omigawa Chiba Japan City 25000 people 62 km
Togane Chiba Japan Village 54000 people 67 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Choshi JPCHO Japan

More information

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