M 5.5 in Japan on 22 Nov 2020 10:05 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 1244681
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 34.64 Km
Lat/Lon: 36.5831 , 141.0639
Event Date: 22 Nov 2020 10:05 UTC
22 Nov 2020 19:05 Local
Exposed Population: 3040000 people in MMI>=IV
3020000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Nov 2020 10:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.5 (Japan)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000crfr Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.57  
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),