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M 5.5 in Japan on 07 Aug 2018 15:12 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 07 Aug 2018 15:12 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 07 Aug 2018 16:30 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

References

Known identifiers for this event: us1000g4th (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 33 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Strong quake strikes off Japan's eastern coast

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:37:00 +0200japantoday (en)

A strong, shallow earthquake struck off the eastern coast of Japan early Wednesday, officials said. There was no immediate tsunami warning and no reports of injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake measured magnitude 5.6 and was 12.1 kilometers (7.6 miles) deep.

Strong quake strikes off Japan’s eastern coast

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 21:07:00 +0200dailyjournal (en)

TOKYO A strong, shallow earthquake struck off the eastern coast of Japan early Wednesday, officials said. There was no immediate tsunami warning and no reports of injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake measured magnitude 5.6 and was 12.1 kilometers (7.6 miles) deep.

Strong quake strikes off Japan’s eastern coast

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 21:01:00 +0200tribtown (en)

TOKYO A strong, shallow earthquake struck off the eastern coast of Japan early Wednesday, officials said. There was no immediate tsunami warning and no reports of injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake measured magnitude 5.6 and was 12.1 kilometers (7.6 miles) deep.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (76), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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