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Japan : Earthquake : 2008/06/14

GLIDE:  EQ-2008-000087-JPN

Satellite Images (Sentinel Asia):  ERJPJX000001

Duration 2008/06/14
Country or District Japan
Name Earthquake
Outline 12 people were killed and 10 people are missing, and 353 were injured Saturday morning when a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck northeastern Japan, Japanese officials said.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.68
Death 13
Missing 10
Injured 448
Evacuated 201
Totally collapsed houses 23
Half collapsed houses 65
Partially collapsed houses 1,090
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.62
Death 12
Missing 10
Injured 445
Evacuated 211
Totally collapsed houses 23
Half collapsed houses 24
Partially collapsed houses 769
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.55
Death 12
Missing 10
Injured 433
Evacuated 226
Totally collapsed houses 7
Half collapsed houses 9
Partially collapsed houses 694
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.49
Death 12
Missing 10
Injured 353
Evacuated 278
Totally collapsed houses 4
Half collapsed houses 7
Partially collapsed houses 524
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.35
Death 10
Missing 12
Injured 288
Evacuated 242
Totally collapsed houses 4
Half collapsed houses 6
Partially collapsed houses 204
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency
Death 3 people
Missing 5 people
Injured 90 people

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Report/Articles

Cabinet Office The Iwate-Miyagi Nairiku Earthquake in 2008 No.24
Cabinet Office The Iwate-Miyagi Nairiku Earthquake in 2008 No.24 20:00 14 July 2008

Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.68
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.68 as of 17:00 14 July 2008

Cabinet Office The Iwate-Miyagi Nairiku Earthquake in 2008 No.20
Cabinet Office The Iwate-Miyagi Nairiku Earthquake in 2008 No.20 19:30 4 July 2008

Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.62
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.62 as of 17:00 6 July 2008

Cabinet Office The Iwate-Miyagi Nairiku Earthquake in 2008 No.15
Cabinet Office The Iwate-Miyagi Nairiku Earthquake in 2008 No.15 19:00 29 June 2008

Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.55
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.55 as of 17:00 29 June 2008

Cabinet Office The Iwate-Miyagi Nairiku Earthquake in 2008 No.10
Cabinet Office The Iwate-Miyagi Nairiku Earthquake in 2008 No.10 21:30 23 June 2008

Cabinet Office The Iwate-Miyagi Nairiku Earthquake in 2008 No.1
Cabinet Office The Iwate-Miyagi Nairiku Earthquake in 2008 No.1 02:00 15 June 2008

Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.49
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.49 as of 17:50 23 June 2008

Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.35
Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency No.35 as of 08:45 18 June 2008

Nagoya University Seismic Center
Seismic Analysis (Japanese only)

Report of Fire and Disaster Management Agency
(The file is in PDF file format and in Japanese) 1.Date of earthquake occurrence: June 14, 2008 2.Location South of Iwate Pre. 3. Depth of the epicenter : about 10 km 4. Magnitude: 7.2

CNN.com 2008/06/14
Strong earthquake rattles Japan

Pictures

JAXA 2008/06/15
The Iwate-Miyagi Nairiku Earthquake in 2008 image by Advanced Land Observing Satellite \"Daichi\"

Reuters AlerNet 2008/06/15
Pictures of the earthquake-hit northeastern Japan

Earthquake Research Institute, Univ. of Tokyo
The following is a flash for the 2008 Iwate-Miyagi Nairiku earthquake occurred on Jun 14, 08:43 (Japan local time, Jun 13, 23:48 (UT)). Details may be revised when additional data are obtained. The hypocenter is located at (N 39 deg, 1.7 min, E 140 deg. 52.8 min, Depth = 8 km) by JMA, Japan Meteorological Agency.

USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
Magnitude 6.8 - EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN