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July 2008 Iwate earthquake

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July 2008 Iwate earthquake
岩手県沿岸北部地震
July 2008 Iwate earthquake
July 2008 Iwate earthquake
UTC time2008-07-23 15:26:19
ISC event13389912
USGS-ANSSComCat
Local dateJuly 24, 2008
Local time0:26 (JST)[1]
Magnitude6.8 MJMA[1]
6.8 Mw[2]
Depth108.0 km (67.1 mi)[2]
Epicenter39°48′07″N 141°27′50″E / 39.802°N 141.464°E / 39.802; 141.464Coordinates: 39°48′07″N 141°27′50″E / 39.802°N 141.464°E / 39.802; 141.464[2]
Casualties1 dead, 211 injured[3]

The July 2008 Iwate earthquake (Japanese: 岩手県沿岸北部地震) is an earthquake that occurred in Iwate Prefecture, Japan on July 23, 2008. Depth was 108 km, moment magnitude was 6.8. Since this earthquake was a deep-focus earthquake, the shaking of the earthquake was observed over a wide range.[4] It had a maximum JMA intensity of Shindo 6− (Aomori and Iwate).[5] The earthquake left 1 person dead and 211 people injured.[6] 

References

  1. ^ a b 震度データベース検索 - 気象庁
  2. ^ a b c M 6.8 - eastern Honshu, Japan - USGS
  3. ^ 日本付近で発生した主な被害地震 (平成18年~平成27年) - 気象庁
  4. ^ "岩手県沿岸北部の地震(2008年7月24日) | 災害カレンダー". Yahoo!天気・災害 (in Japanese). Retrieved 2021-06-15.
  5. ^ "岩手県沿岸北部地震 |日本の災害について|携帯メール連絡網のマ・メール". メール連絡網 マ・メール (in Japanese). Retrieved 2021-06-15.
  6. ^ 岩手県沿岸北部を震源とする地震について - 内閣府
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