Green alert: earthquake M 4.6 in Japan on 9/14/2017 12:27:23 AM

By Newsroom America Feeds at 13 Sep 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 4.6 in Japan on 14 Sep 2017 00:27 UTC

GDACS Alert based on "Earthquake Parameter" alerting model

Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).

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

Earthquake Magnitude: M4.6Depth: 48.83 KmEvent Date UTC: 14 Sep 2017 00:27Exposed Population: 40190000 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

See the GDACS website for live news coverage (including OCHA Situation Reports), the full earthquake report

For information on emergency response, please consult the GDACS Virtual OSOCC.

Earthquake Event Impact Details

The earthquake happened inJapan, Region of Kanto (population 38,543,000). The nearest places are Katayama (4km), Asagaya (8km), Kami-aoki (11km), Tsuruma (11km), Kodaira (180000 people , 12km), and 551 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Chofu (runway 3200ft, 13km), Iruma (runway 6500ft, 20km), Tachikawa (21km), Yokota AFB (runway 11000ft, 24km), Honda (24km), and 20 more. The nearest ports are Tokyo (14km), Ogasawara (18km), Kawasaki (29km), Katunan Ko (34km), Yokohama (35km), and 8 more.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2) 75 km 36.4 million people 2062 50 km 29.8 million people 3796 20 km 10.5 million people 8431 10 km 3 million people 9783


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