M 6.1 in Japan on 11 Apr 2019 08:18 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 1176175
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
Depth: 12.24 Km
Lat/Lon: 40.4191 , 143.3042
Event Date: 11 Apr 2019 08:18 UTC
11 Apr 2019 18:18 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 11 Apr 2019 08:37 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us700034d3 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 67 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Tepco begins second round of fuel rod removals at battered Fukushima n ... Mon, 15 Apr 2019 08:03:00 +0200.

TOKYO, April 15 (Reuters) - Tokyo Electric Power has begun removing spent nuclear fuel rods from a second building at the wrecked Fukushima plant, using remote-controlled cranes to lift hundreds of radioactive cylinders from a highly contam
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JAPAN FUKUSHIMA - Fuel removal from reactor No. 3 at Fukushima plant b ... Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:44:00 +0200.

The operator of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant on Monday began removing spent and stored fuel from one of the three damaged reactors, marking a new step towards their decommissioning. The operation was being carried out remotel
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Japan's TEPCO Removes Nuclear Fuel from Fukushima's Melted ReactorMon, 15 Apr 2019 07:38:00 +0200.

Tokyo: The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima power plant on Monday began removing atomic fuel from inside a building housing one of the reactors that melted down in 2011. The delicate operation represents the first time the Tokyo Elect
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Nuclear fuel removed from crippled Japan plantMon, 15 Apr 2019 07:36:00 +0200.

The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima power plant on Monday began removing atomic fuel from inside a building housing one of the reactors that melted down in 2011. The delicate operation represents the first time the Tokyo Electric Pow
...(more)

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),