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Japan : Earthquake : 2004/11/29

GLIDE:  EQ-2004-000136-JPN

Duration 2004/11/29
Country or District Japan
Name Earthquake
Outline A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 struck Japan's northern island of Hokkaido early Monday, swaying buildings, throwing objects off shelves and triggering a small tsunami wave that reached the shore.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of December 2)
Seriously injured: 6;
slightly injured: 43.

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Report/Articles

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of December 2)
(Japanese Information) Situation Report of the earthuake of northern Japan (No.7)

Globe and Mail 2004/11/28
A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 struck Japan's northern island of Hokkaido early Monday.

Washington Times 2004/11/28
A powerful earthquake struck Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Monday, officials said.

Geographycal Data Information

USGS National Earthquake Information Center 2004/11/29
A major earthquake occurred at 18:32:14 (UTC) on Sunday, November 28, 2004. The magnitude 7.0 event has been located in the HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION.