jueves, 13 de julio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.6M,depth:13.82km) in Japan at 7/12/2017 7:04:30 PM

Green Earthquake in Japan


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 4.6M, Depth:13.82km
  • 12 Jul 2017 19:04:30 UTC
  • 1260990 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.6 M
  • Depth: 13.82 km (shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 26.1001, 128.4025
  • Time (UTC): 12 Jul 2017 19:04:30
  • Time (ECT): 12 Jul 2017 21:04:30

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Japan, Region of Okinawa (population 1,242,315). The distance to the nearest coast is 57km. The nearest places are Ichi (51km), Henna (53km), Teima (59km), Fusozaki (60km), Kin (61km), and 9 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Futenma Mcas (runway 9000ft, 67km), Kadena AB (runway 12100ft, 69km), Naha (runway 9800ft, 76km), and Ie Jima (runway 4900ft, 92km). The nearest ports are Nakagusuku Wan (49km), Kin Wan (52km), Heianza (54km), Nishihara (63km), Oku (65km), and 1 more.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 540000 people 30
50 km no people 0
20 km no people 0
10 km no people 0



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