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Japan : Earthquake : 2003/09/26
GLIDE: EQ-2003-000476-JPN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2003/09/26
Name Earthquake
Outline An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.0 hit the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido early Friday, September 26, 2003.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Situation Report by Cabinet Office, Japan (as of Sept. 28)
Missing: 2 persons
Seriouly Injured: 46 persons
Slightly Injured: 545 persons
Totally Collapsed: 7 Houses
Half Collapsed: 15 Houses
Partially Collapsed: 223 Houses
Fire Outbreak: 4 cases
Damaged Ports: 32
Situation Report by Cabinet Office (as of 14:30, Sep. 26)
Dead: 1 person
Seriously Injured: 23 persons
Slightly Injured: 214 persons
Evacuee: 20,410 persons

Power Blackout: 5,341 houses
Water Failure: 4,161 houses
Fire Breakout: 3 cases
Situation Report by Japan Meteorological Agency
Dead: 1 persons
Injured: 51 persons
Evacuee: 41,200 persons

Fire Breakout: 3 cases
Closed Airport: 1 (Kushiro Airport)

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