2000 Tottori earthquake

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2000 Tottori earthquake
2000 Tottori earthquake is located in Japan
2000 Tottori earthquake
UTC time ??
ISC event
USGS-ANSS
Date * October 6, 2000 (2000-10-06)
Origin time * 04:30:20 UTC [1]
Local date
Local time
Magnitude 6.7 Mw [1]
Depth 10 km (6.2 mi) [1]
Epicenter 35°16′N 133°19′E / 35.27°N 133.31°E / 35.27; 133.31Coordinates: 35°16′N 133°19′E / 35.27°N 133.31°E / 35.27; 133.31 [1]
Type Strike-slip [2]
Areas affected Japan
Total damage $150 million (US) [2]
Max. intensity VIII (Severe) [3]
Landslides Yes [2]
Casualties 130 injuries [2]
Deprecated  See documentation.
USGS Shakemap for the event

The 2000 Tottori earthquake (鳥取地震 Tottorijishin) occurred at 13:30:20 local time with a moment magnitude of 6.7 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe). The epicenter was near Yonago and Matsue. About $150 million in damage was caused (with 104 buildings destroyed) and 130 people were injured.

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