M 5.9 in Japan on 24 Jun 2020 19:47 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 1223750
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
Inserted at: 26 Jun 2020 15:43 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 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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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 76 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Japan Sees Nearly 50% Surge In Landslides In 10 YearsSat, 27 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0200.

Japan saw almost a 50% increase in landslides over the past decade, local media reported on Friday. At least 1,500 landslides hit parts of Japan every year since 2010 which marked an average increase of almost 50% in the decade, said a gove
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Un terremoto de 6,2 grados sacudió el este de JapónFri, 26 Jun 2020 19:57:00 +0200.

Un terremoto de 6,2 grados en la escala abierta de Richter sacudió este jueves el este de Japón sin que las autoridades activaran la alerta de tsunami ni hayan informado de daños significativos. Las autoridades no han reportado víctimas. E
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Japan provides support to drought affected people in NamibiaFri, 26 Jun 2020 16:43:00 +0200.

WINDHOEK The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes the Japanese Government contribution of US$ 700,000 (equivalent to NAD 11.2 Million) that will enable WFP to provide food assistance to some 30,000 vulnerable people in Namibia
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Japan sees nearly 50% surge in landslides in 10 yearsFri, 26 Jun 2020 13:29:00 +0200.

ANKARA. Japan saw almost a 50% increase in landslides over the past decade, local media reported on Friday. At least 1,500 landslides hit parts of Japan every year since 2010 which marked an average increase of almost 50% in the decade, sai
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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 (42), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),