Hokkaido Japan Earthquake 2018

Start Date

September 5, 2018

Overview

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit Japan’s northern-most island of Hokkaido on September 5, 2018. The earthquake's epicenter was near Tomakomai and occurred at a depth of 33.4 kilometers (20.8 mi.) The earthquake disrupted electrical service throughout Hokkaido, leaving 5.3 million residents without power. Currently, 44 people have been confirmed dead and around 640 people were injured. 

ARIA Damage Proxy Map of the Hokkaido, Japan earthquake comparing data from before (August 23, 2018) and after (September 6, 2018) the earthquake. 

ARIA Damage Proxy Map of the Hokkaido, Japan earthquake comparing data from before (August 23, 2018) and after (September 6, 2018) the earthquake. 

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Latest Updates

September 10, 2018
ARIA Damage Proxy Map of the Hokkaido, Japan earthquake comparing data from before (August 23, 2018) and after (September 6, 2018) the earthquake. 
ARIA Damage Proxy Map of the Hokkaido, Japan earthquake comparing data from before (August 23, 2018) and after (September 6, 2018) the earthquake.  The Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis (ARIA) team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, and Caltech created a Damage Proxy Map (DPM) depicting areas in the southwestern part of Hokkaido, Japan, that are likely damaged (shown in red and yellow pixels) as a result of the earthquake on...