M 5.6 in Japan on 06 Jul 2020 18:19 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 1225365
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 380.73 Km
Lat/Lon: 31.477 , 138.1515
Event Date: 06 Jul 2020 18:19 UTC
07 Jul 2020 03:19 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Jul 2020 19:01 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Japan)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000aiyp Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 47 | About casualties: 30 | Last hour: 0

Japan launches Chamisa's bullet trainFri, 10 Jul 2020 08:15:00 +0200.

A NEW bullet train has entered service in Japan that's the country's fastest, smoothest, most comfortable and safest yet it's able to "escape" to safety in the event of an earthquake. The N700S the "S"' stands for "Supreme" has a top speed
M4.7 quake jolts Kanto regionThu, 09 Jul 2020 00:19:00 +0200.

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 jolted the Kanto region on Thursday morning. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the epicenter of the quake, which struck at 6:05 a.m., was 50 kilometers deep in Ibaraki Prefecture. It meas
¡Perros cazafantasmas! Cinco perros que advirtieron la presencia paran ... Wed, 08 Jul 2020 13:04:00 +0200.

E n una publicación de National Geographic, reseñan cómo antes del tsunami de 2004 y 2006 en Indonesia y de 2011 en Japón los perros habían tenido c omportamientos extraños, mostrándose nerviosos, queriendo huir de sus lugares habituales o
Tokyo temple offers virus-hit Vietnamese a havenTue, 07 Jul 2020 19:33:00 +0200.

A few hours after sundown last week, Thi Tu Luong dragged her suitcase down a side street in Tokyo’s business district, looking for the temple that would take her in for the night. Luong, a 22-year-old Vietnamese worker, had just been fired

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 (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),