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M 4.6 in Japan on 13 Jun 2018 22:14 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
  • Depth: 76.27 Km
  • Event Date: 13 Jun 2018 22:14 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 38380000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 13 Jun 2018 23:40 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.5 (JPN)


Known identifiers for this event: us1000er1c (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 13 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Strong quake hits Japan

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 15:02:00 +0200vestnikkavkaza (en)

A magnitude-4.7 earthquake hit Gunma Prefecture at about 3:27 p.m. on Sunday, registering a lower 5 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 in Shibukawa, Gunma Prefecture. There was no threat of tsunami as a result of the quake, reported citing The Japan News.

Japanese utility eyes scrapping 2nd Fukushima nuclear plant

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:44:00 +0200business-standard (en)

. The utility responsible for meltdowns at a plant in northeast Japan seven years ago says for the first time publicly it might decommission another plant in Fukushima that narrowly escaped the crisis. said today it was considering dismantling four reactors at the Dai-ni, or No. 2, plant. The Fukushima Dai-ichi, or No.

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