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Japan : Earthquake : 2001/03/24

GLIDE:  EQ-2001-000123-JPN

Duration 2001/03/24
Country or District Japan
Name Earthquake
Outline A powerful earthquake, estimated at magnitude of 6.4 hit southwestern Japan at 07:28(GMT) on March 24. The epicenter is some 38 miles below ground at sea just off Hiroshima. The official reported two people are killed and 183 are injured as of March 26.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Dead: 2
Injured: 183

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