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Japan : Earthquake : 2005/03/20

GLIDE:  EQ-2005-000047-JPN

Duration 2005/03/20
Country or District Japan
Name Earthquake
Outline A strong earthquake (M7.0, D9km) hit off the western coast of Fukuoka Prefecture and caused major damages in the prefecture. One person was dead.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Cabinet Office, White Paper on Disaster Management (2005) 2005/06/01
Death: 1
Missing: 0
Injured: 1,087
Collapsed houses:
133 total collapse
244 half collapse
8,620 partial damage
Evacuation advisory to 81 people and the total of 2,999 people evacuated.
Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of April 21)
Death: 1
Injured: 1,076
Houses destroyed : 129
Houses partially destroyed: 205
Houses damaged: 8,086
Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of April 15)
Death: 1
Injured: 1,015
Houses destroyed : 454
Houses partially destroyed: 1,033
Houses damaged: 3,843
Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of March 25)
Death: 1
Injured: 767
Houses destroyed : 356
Houses partially destroyed: 755
Houses damaged: 2,970
Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of March 22)
Death: 1
Injured: 675
Houses destroyed : 17
Houses partially destroyed: 159
Houses damaged: 2,115
Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of March 21)
Death: 1
Injured: 295
Houses destroyed : 17
houses partially destroyed: 159
houses damaged: 270
Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of March 20)
Death:1 people
Injured: 118 people
Destroyed: several houses
Half destroyed: 53 houses
Partly destroyed: 71 houses

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Report/Articles

Cabinet Office, White Paper on Disaster Management (2005) 2005/06/01
A strong earthquake (M7.0, D9km) hit off the western coast of Fukuoka Prefecture and caused major damages in the prefecture. One person was dead.

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of April 21)
(Japanese Information) Situation Report of the earthuake of Fukuoka Prefecture, southern Japan

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of April 15)
(Japanese Information) Situation Report of the earthuake of Fukuoka Prefecture, southern Japan

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of March 25)
(Japanese Information) Situation Report of the earthuake of Fukuoka Prefecture, southern Japan

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of March 22)
(Japanese Information) Situation Report of the earthuake of Fukuoka Prefecture, southern Japan

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of March 21)
(Japanese Information) Situation Report of the earthuake of Fukuoka Prefecture, southern Japan (No.8)

Reuters 2005/03/20
Nearly 3,000 people took refuge at evacuation centers on Japan's southern main island of Kyushu on Monday, a day after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck, killing one and injuring about 500 people.

Situation Report by Fukuoka Prefecture (Japanese)
(as of 22:00, 20 March 2005) 1 Dead, 114 Injured, 2,607 Evacuee 16 Totally Destroyed Houses, 159 Half Destroyed Houses

BBC News 2005/03/20
At least 250 people in Kyushu, Japan have been injured and at least one killed by a powerful earthquake, which had a magnitude of seven.

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of March 20)
(Japanese Information) Situation Report of the earthuake of Fukuoka Prefecture, southern Japan (No.6)

Reuters Alertnet 2005/03/20
Powerful quake hits south Japan, one killed

Geographycal Data Information

Japan Meteorological Agency
Prompt Report on Seismic Intensity (around 10:53 JST 20/3/2005)

USGS National Earthquake Information Center 2005/03/20
A strong earthquake occurred at 01:53:42 (UTC) on Sunday, March 20, 2005. The magnitude 6.4 event has been located in KYUSHU, JAPAN. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)