Magnitude 6.7 - NEAR THE WEST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

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2007 March 25 00:41:57 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.7
Date-Time
Location37.281°N, 136.602°E
Depth5 km (3.1 miles) set by location program
RegionNEAR THE WEST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Distances80 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 Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 5.2 km (3.2 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=115, Nph=115, Dmin=164.6 km, Rmss=0.85 sec, Gp= 32°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2007aiae
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Earthquake Summary

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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.

  • Felt Reports

    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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