Green alert: earthquake M 4.6 in Japan on 10/13/2017 4:47:15 AM

By Newsroom America Feeds at 13 Oct 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 4.6 in Japan on 13 Oct 2017 04:47 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: 350.86 KmEvent Date UTC: 13 Oct 2017 04:47Exposed Population: 930000 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 off shore, near Japan, Region of Kinki (population 22,207,000). The distance to the nearest coast is 35km. The nearest places are Koshiga (37km), Wagu (37km), Hunakosi (39km), Nakiri (41km), Daio (41km), and 33 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are (69km). The nearest ports are Owase (55km), Toba (62km), Ise (65km), Shingu (75km), Matsuzaka (77km), and 2 more.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2) 75 km 360000 people 20 50 km 56000 people 7 20 km no people 0 10 km no people 0


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