M 5.9 in Japan on 01 Apr 2024 19:24 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 1422156
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 72.9 Km
Lat/Lon: 40.1385 , 141.7057
Event Date: 01 Apr 2024 19:24 UTC
02 Apr 2024 04:24 Local
Exposed Population: 360 thousand in MMI V
Inserted at: 01 Apr 2024 19:41 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.5 (Japan)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000m98g Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. 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

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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.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),