M 5.8 in Japan on 19 Nov 2023 21:01 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 1401576
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 41 Km
Lat/Lon: 41.2104 , 142.2519
Event Date: 19 Nov 2023 21:01 UTC
20 Nov 2023 06:01 Local
Exposed Population: 470 thousand in MMI IV
Inserted at: 19 Nov 2023 23:24 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (Japan)

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NEIC 0 0
us6000lphm Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0  
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Japan - Earthquake (ECHO 21 Nov 2023)Tue, 21 Nov 2023 12:25

  • An earthquake of 5.8 M at a depth of 41 km occurred very close to the eastern coast of Aomori Prefecture, northern Honshu Island, central Japan on 19 November at 21.01 UTC (20 November at 6.01 local time). The epicentre was located in the sea, approximately 90 km east of Mutsu City, Aomori Prefecture.
  • According to media, two people have been injured due to an earthquake-related incident and no tsunami warning has been reported following the seismic event. Moreover, no anomalies have been reported at the Onagawa Nuclear Power Plant and the Aomori Prefectural Nuclear Waste Treatment Facility.
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),