Magnitude 6.7 - NEAR THE WEST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
2007 March 25 00:41:57 UTC
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|Depth||5 km (3.1 miles) set by location program|
|Region||NEAR THE WEST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN|
|Distances||80 km (50 miles) N of Kanazawa, Honshu, Japan|
145 km (90 miles) NNE of Fukui, Honshu, Japan
155 km (95 miles) WNW of Nagano, Honshu, Japan
335 km (210 miles) NW of TOKYO, Japan
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 5.2 km (3.2 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=115, Nph=115, Dmin=164.6 km, Rmss=0.85 sec, Gp= 32°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
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The following is a revised REPEAT revised release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred n of Kanazawa, Honshu, Japan at 6:42 PM MDT, Mar 24, 2007 (Mar 25 at 9:42 AM local time in Japan). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available.
At least one dead and 150 injured. 58 houses destroyed and 455 seriously damaged. A six inch tsunami was recorded. Felt (V) at Kanazawa; (III) at Nagoya and Osaka; (II) at Kobe, Kyoto, Tokyo and Yokohama. Also felt at Aizuwakamatsu, Ayase, Daito, Hakui, Hiroshima, Ibaraki, Ichinomiya, Ina, Inazawa, Itoigawa, Iwakuni, Kaga, Kashiwazaki, Kizu, Kodaira, Kokubunji, Komoro, Konan, Koriyama, Kosugi, Kusatsu, Matsumoto, Nagahama, Nagai, Nagaoka, Nara, Niigata, Nyuzen, Okayama, Okazaki, Sagamihara, Sanda, Sayama, Shiojiri, Suita, Takayama, Tokamachi, Tondabayashi, Toyama, Yokosuka and Yonezawa. Recorded (6U JMA) in Ishikawa, (3 JMA) in much of central Honshu and (2 JMA) throughout Honshu. Also recorded (1 JMA) in southwestern Hokkaido.
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