M 5.9 in Japan on 07 Oct 2021 13:41 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 1289013
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 61.97 Km
Lat/Lon: 35.5675 , 140.1064
Event Date: 07 Oct 2021 13:41 UTC
07 Oct 2021 22:41 Local
Exposed Population: 590000 people in MMI VI
38 million in 100km
Inserted at: 18 Oct 2021 16:16 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.5 (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000fsl6 Scaled population (raster) 0.85  
  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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Meteo assessment
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. 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: 335 | About casualties: 31 | Last hour: 0

Earth’s inner core is less solid than previously thought2021-10-11T13:31+0200.

A new study published in the journal Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors has found that the Earth’s inner core is not completely solid and homogeneous as previously thought, but consists instead of a range of liquid, soft, and hard
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Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes off coast of Alaska2021-10-11T13:14+0200.

By The Associated Press CHIGNIK, Alaska (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 struck early Monday off the coast of Alaska. The epicenter was about 114 kilometers (71 miles) east of the village of Chignik, the U.S. Geolog
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Huge 6.8 magnitude earthquake hits US coast2021-10-11T13:07+0200.

The earthquake hit the Alaska Peninsula this morning (Picture: Getty) A 6.8-magnitude earthquake has struck the Alaska Peninsula. It’s believed the quake hit east of Chignik, a remote city with a population of around 100 people. There were
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US: Authorities revise earlier earthquake that occurred east of Chigni ... 2021-10-11T13:01+0200.

Event. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has revised the information for the earthquake that occurred off the eastern coast of Alaska Peninsula at around 01:10, Oct. 11. As of 02:30, the tremor has been revised as a magnitude-6.9 e
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),