M 5.7 in Japan from 01 Oct 2022 15:02 UTC to 15:02

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1340149
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 28.327 Km
Lat/Lon: 31.3215 , 131.4569
Event Date: 01 Oct 2022 15:02 UTC
02 Oct 2022 00:02 Local
Exposed Population: About 6000 people in MMI
30 thousand in MMI V
Inserted at: 01 Oct 2022 15:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.5 (Japan)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000iq08 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.57  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
Satellite products
Analytical products
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. 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.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 24 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Concerns heighten as Japan takes another step toward dumping nuke wast ... 2022-10-05T07:04+0200.

Environmental concerns were high on the list of issues to be addressed at the recent three-day Pacific Islands Conference of Leaders, held in Honolulu from 12 to 14 September with Japan’s decision to release up to 1.25 million tons of water
Japan earthquake and tsunami: Before and after the cleanup2022-10-05T06:26+0200.

March 11 marks the third anniversary of the massive earthquake and tsunami that pummeled Japan, killing more than 20,000 people. Photographers for AFP/Getty Images and Kyodo News revisited the disaster scenes in 2013 to show the changes ove
Silang seeks to save cultural treasure church2022-10-04T15:52+0200.

In October 2013, a violent earthquake struck the island of Bohol, damaging and destroying many heritage churches. In Silang, Cavite, realizing the threats posed by natural calamities on heritage structures and the need to have them protecte
How was the J alert transmitted? North Korea ballistic missile launch2022-10-04T14:20+0200.

Around 7:30 am on the 4th, the J-alert sounded at a house in Niijima Village, Tokyo = the siren of the nationwide instantaneous warning system. The government issued J-Alert five years ago, since 2017. We usually have few opportunities to c

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.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (50), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),