M 5.8 in Japan on 02 Jun 2024 21:31 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 1431454
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 4.8 Km
Lat/Lon: 37.4574 , 137.2389
Event Date: 02 Jun 2024 21:31 UTC
03 Jun 2024 06:31 Local
Exposed Population: 20 thousand (in MMI>=VII)
Inserted at: 02 Jun 2024 21:46 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.5 (Japan)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000mppu Scaled population (raster) 3.27  
  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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Japan - Earthquake (ECHO 03 Jun 2024)Mon, 03 Jun 2024 11:09

  • A 5.8 M earthquake at a depth of 5 km occurred on 2 June at 21.31 UTC (on 3 June at 6.31 local time) in the Noto Peninsula, Ishikawa Prefecture, central-western Honshu Island in central Japan. The epicentre was located approximately 38 km northeast of Anamizu Town, Ishikawa Prefecture.
  • The USGS PAGER estimated that up to 19,000 people were exposed to very strong shaking and 20,000 to strong shaking.
  • According to the Fire and Disaster Management Agency (FDMA), two people have been injured - of whom one was severely injured in Ishikawa Prefecture and another slightly injured in Toyama Prefecture - and three buildings have been destroyed in Ishikawa Prefecture.
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. 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.

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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),