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|UTC time||2000-10-06 04:30:20|
|Local date||October 6, 2000|
|Local time||13:30:20 JST|
|Magnitude||6.7 Mw |
|Depth||10 km (6.2 mi) |
|Total damage||$150 million (US) |
|Max. intensity||VIII (Severe) JMA 6+|
|Casualties||130 injuries |
The 2000 Tottori earthquake (Japanese: 鳥取県西部地震) occurred on 6 October 2000, at 13:30:20 local time with a moment magnitude of 6.7 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe). The epicenter was near Yonago and Matsue. About $150 million in damage was caused (with 104 buildings destroyed) and 130 people were injured.
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