Details of Disaster Information


Japan : Earthquake : 2003/07/26
GLIDE: EQ-2003-000354-JPN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2003/07/26
Country
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District
Japan
Name Earthquake
Outline At 7.13 a.m. (2313-1 GMT) on Saturday, July 26, 2003, a strong earthquake, estimated magnitude 6.2, hit northern Japan near the city of Sendai.
The earthquake has injured 100, power supply is cut off in 100 thousand houses.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Situation Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency (as of July 30)
Injured 630 people (including 18 seriously injured) Totally Destroyed 218 houses
Half Destroyed 1,180 houses
Partialy Destroyed 4,426 houses
Fire 3 cases
Water supply - damaged 13,925 houses (recovered as of July 30)
Electricity - damaged 100,000 houses (recovered as of July 26)

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Geographycal Data Information
  • USGS 2003/07/26
    Saturday, July 26, 2003 at 7:22:26 AM local time at epicenter
    38.54N 140.96E
  • USGS 2003/07/26
    Saturday, July 26, 2003 at 12:13:11 AM local time at epicenter
    38.45N 140.96E
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