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M 4.5 in Japan on 18 Jun 2017 20:51 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: 4.5M
  • Depth: 36.09 Km
  • Event Date: 18 Jun 2017 20:51 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 3529402 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 18 Jun 2017 21:08 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us20009nhh (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 482 | About casualties: 19 | Last hour: 0

Japanese officials visit Taiwan's representative t...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:13:00 +0200   focustaiwan (en)

Tokyo, June 22 (CNA) A newly appointed Japanese official responsible for ties with Taiwan on Thursday called on Frank Hsieh (謝長廷), Taiwan's representative to Japan, to exchange views on improving bilateral relations. Yasuaki Tanizaki, who on Monday took the reins of the Japan-Taiwan Exchange....

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Evacuation advisories issued as heavy rain drenches wide swaths of Japan
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:52:00 +0200   japantimes (en)

Heavy rain hit a wide area on the Pacific side of the Japanese archipelago Wednesday, disrupting traffic and prompting local authorities to issue evacuation advisories for around 250,000 people in central regions due to possible flooding. The body of a woman in her 60s was found in the sea off Kaizuka, Osaka Prefecture, on Wednesday morning.

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5.0 magnitude quake hit southern Japan; no tsunami threat
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:55:00 +0200   ibtimes-sg (en)

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 hit southern Japan late on Tuesday, Japan Meteorological Agency said. However, the authorities said that there was no tsunami threat. The agency said the quake, which took place at 11:31 p.m. (10.31 a.m.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (64), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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