Nov 19, 2016

Green earthquake alert (5.2M,depth:40.38km) in Japan at 11/19/2016 2:48:01 AM

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 5.2M, Depth:40.38km
  • 19 Nov 2016 02:48:01 UTC
  • 7306829 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 5.2 M
  • Depth: 40.38 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 33.806, 135.4412
  • Time (UTC): 19 Nov 2016 02:48:01
  • Time (ECT): 19 Nov 2016 03:48:01

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inJapan, Region of Kinki (population 22,207,000). The nearest places are Furuyadani (4km), Kurisugawa (5km), Jujo (8km), Tanabe (69000 people , 9km), Asso (12km), and 79 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Nanki Shirahama (runway 5900ft, 17km), Kushimoto-Katsuura (51km), Kansai International (runway 11400ft, 71km), Shinodayama (75km), Tokushima (runway 6500ft, 85km), and 2 more. The nearest ports are Tanabe (10km), Yura (34km), Shimotsu (43km), Kainan (43km), Kushimoto (49km), and 16 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 1.9 million people 108
50 km 400000 people 51
20 km 120000 people 98
10 km 35000 people 111



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