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Japan : Earthquake : 2007/03/25

GLIDE:  EQ-2007-000039-JPN

Duration 2007/03/25
Country or District Japan
Name Earthquake
Outline A strong earthquake (M6.9, D11km) hit off the coast of the Noto peninsula and caused major damages in Ishikawa Prefecture. One person was dead. A tsunami was observed.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Cabinet Office, White Paper on Disaster Management (2007) 2007/06/01
Death: 1
Missing: 0
Injured: 336
Collapsed houses:
609 total collapse
1,368 half collapse
12,326 partial damage
Evacuation advisory to 13 people and the total of 2,627 people evacuated.
Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2007/03/29
Death: 1 people
Seriously injured: 30 people
Injured: 248 people
Evacuee: 1,183 people
Completely damaged: 116 houses
Half damaged: 332 houses
Partial damaged: 1,377 houses
Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2007/03/27
Death: 1 people
Seriously injured: 24 people
Injured: 194 people
Evacuee: 1,918 people
Completely damaged: 59 houses
Half damaged: 186 houses
Partial damaged: 642 houses
Fire and Disaster Management Agency
Death: 1 people
Seriously injured: 174 people
Injured: 510 people
Completely damaged: 45 houses
Half Damaged: 227 houses
Partial damaged: 77 houses

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Report/Articles

Cabinet Office, White Paper on Disaster Management (2007) 2007/06/01
A strong earthquake (M6.9, D11km) hit off the coast of the Noto peninsula and caused major damages in Ishikawa Prefecture. One person was dead. A tsunami was observed.

Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2007/03/29
Situation Report No. 19 on 2007 Noto Island Earthquake as of 2007/03/29 (pdf file: Japanese Only)

Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2007/03/27
Earthquake Report No. 16 in Noto, Ishikawa Pref., as of March 27, 2007 (PDF file, Japanese Only.)

Fire and Disaster Management Agency 2007/03/25
March 25, 2007 Earthquake Report No.8 in Noto, Ishikawa Pref.

BBC news 2007/03/25
An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 has struck off the west coast of Japan's largest island, Honshu. At least one person was killed and 150 were reportedly injured by the tremor which was felt in the capital, Tokyo.

Geographycal Data Information

The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System
On 3/25/2007 12:42:16 AM UTC an earthquake of magnitude 7.1 has struck the moderately populated region of Japan in Japan.

USGS
Magnitude 6.7 - NEAR THE WEST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

Pictures

NIKKIEI NET 2007/03/26
Pictures of the affected areas

Reuters AlerNet: picture 2007/03/25
A damaged building is seen in this video grab in Ishikawa prefecture, Japan