Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2). Summary
This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.Earthquake Magnitude 5.3M, Depth:20.28km12 Aug 2017 18:23:43 UTCAbout 44552 people within 100km
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Earthquake Event Characteristics Magnitude: 5.3 MDepth: 20.28 km (shallow)Source: NEIC Location (latitude/longitude): 30.0143, 131.1419Time (UTC): 12 Aug 2017 18:23:43Time (ECT): 12 Aug 2017 20:23:43 Earthquake Impact Details
The earthquake happened off shore, near Japan, Region of Kyushu (population 13,296,000). The distance to the nearest coast is 44km. The nearest places are Takesaki (44km), Shimonaka (45km), Osaki (45km), Shimo-Nishime (46km), Nishino (46km), and 31 more.
The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.
For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Tanegashima (runway 4900ft, 61km), Yakushima (runway 4900ft, 61km), and Nishinoomote (88km). There are no known ports nearby.
The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.
The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.Radius Population Density (people/km2) 75 km 22000 people 1 50 km 1400 people 0 20 km no people 0 10 km no people 0
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