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2000 Tottori earthquake

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2000 Tottori earthquake
2000 Tottori earthquake
UTC time2000-10-06 04:30:20
ISC event1839998
USGS-ANSSComCat
Local dateOctober 6, 2000 (2000-10-06)
Local time13:30:20 JST
Magnitude6.7 Mw [1]
Depth10 km (6.2 mi) [1]
Epicenter35°16′N 133°19′E / 35.27°N 133.31°E / 35.27; 133.31Coordinates: 35°16′N 133°19′E / 35.27°N 133.31°E / 35.27; 133.31 [1]
TypeStrike-slip[2]
Areas affectedJapan
Total damage$150 million (US) [2]
Max. intensityVIII (Severe)[3] JMA 6+
LandslidesYes [2]
Casualties130 injuries [2]

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.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c ISC (2015), ISC-GEM Global Instrumental Earthquake Catalogue (1900–2009), Version 2.0, International Seismological Centre
  2. ^ a b c d USGS (September 4, 2009), PAGER-CAT Earthquake Catalog, Version 2008_06.1, United States Geological Survey
  3. ^ USGS. "M6.7 - western Honshu, Japan". United States Geological Survey.

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