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Japan : Earthquake : 2009/08/11

GLIDE:  EQ-2009-000157-JPN

Duration 2009/08/11
Country or District Japan
Name Earthquake
Outline On 11 August 2009, an eathquake of Magnitude 6.5 occurred in near the south coast of honshyu, Japan.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Fire and Disaster Management Agency (as of 15 Sep.)
1 dead
319 injured (19 seriously injured)
5 houses half destryoed
7,913 houses partially destroyed
1 collapse of road sholder of Tomei highway
4 fire outbreak
Fire and Disaster Management Agency (as of 26 Aug.)
1 dead
245 injured (16 seriously injured)
3 houses half destryoed
7,053 houses partially destroyed
1 collapse of road sholder of Tomei highway
4 fire outbreak
Fire and Disaster Management Agency (as of 17 Aug.)
1 dead
151 injured (11 seriously injured)
2 houses half destryoed
6,218 houses partially destroyed
1 collapse of road sholder of Tomei highway
4 fire outbreak
Fire and Disaster Management Agency (as of 12 Aug.)
1 dead
123 injured (8 seriously injured)
5,192 houses partially destroyed 1 collapse of road sholder of Tomei highway
4 fire outbreak
Fire and Disaster Management Agency (as of 11 Aug.)
89 injured 1,898 houses partially destroyed 2 fire outbreak

Related Links

Report/Articles

Fire and Disaster Management Agency
[pdf, Japanese] Disaster Information (as of 18:00, 15 Sep.)

Fire and Disaster Management Agency
[pdf, Japanese] Disaster Information (as of 11:00, 26 Aug.)

Fire and Disaster Management Agency
[pdf, Japanese] Disaster Information (as of 17:00, 17 Aug.)

Fire and Disaster Management Agency
[pdf, Japanese] Disaster Information (as of 15:15, 12 Aug.)

Fire and Disaster Management Agency
[pdf, Japanese] Disaster Information (as of 12:15, 11 Aug.)

ABC News 2009/08/11
Strong earthquakes have hit Japan and the Indian Ocean this morning, prompting two separate tsunami warnings.

Pictures

National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention (NIED)
(only Japanese) Analysis report of the earthquake on 11 Aug. 2009 at Suruga Bay

USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
Magnitude: 6.4 Date-Time: Monday, August 10, 2009 at 20:07:07 UTC Depth: 26.8 km (16.7 miles) Region: NEAR THE SOUTH COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN