Nature: Earthquake Japan 40303

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Nature: Earthquake Japan 40303 Gender: N/A
Kobe Earthquake, Japan
born on 17 January 1995 at 05:46 (= 05:46 AM )
Place Kobe, Japan, 34n41, 135e10
Timezone JST h9e (is standard time)
Data source
Timed documented source, news
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 26°15' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 26°25 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 04°41'

Nature: Earthquake Japan 40303 (License:GFDL)
photo: 松岡明芳, license gfdl


Japanese earthquake, 7.2 Richter, causing great damage and taking over 5,000 lives.5477 died, nearly 35 000 were hurt, missed two. 171 481 houses collapsed, 7 456 have been burnt. The sum of the whole damage was 10 Mia. Yen (in 1995).The damages were the worst since 1923, the great Kanto Earthquake near Tokyo. As the quake took place directly under the center of Kobe,electricity,water and gas took extreme damage as the nets of trains and streets.More than 300 000 persons had to be evacuated.

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Source Notes

LMR quotes news at the time;Report about the reconstruction after the great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake (Time 5.46 LT);USGS (with maps)


  • Mundane : Disasters : Natural Disasters (Earthquake 7.2)