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|UTC time||2008-07-23 15:26:19|
|Local date||July 24, 2008|
|Local time||0:26 (JST)|
|Depth||108.0 km (67.1 mi)|
|Casualties||1 dead, 211 injured|
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. It had a maximum JMA intensity of Shindo 6− (Aomori and Iwate). The earthquake left 1 person dead and 211 people injured.
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