2016 Watase earthquake

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2016 Watase earthquake


Damage in a shopping area on Futami City
Date 14 December 2016
Origin time 12:16:29 NNT (UTC+09:00)
Duration 4 minutes
Magnitude 7.9 (Mw)
Depth 28km
Type Megathrust
Countries or regions Nakahara
Total damage landslides, fires, sinkholes, building and infrastructure damage
Max. intensity X (Extreme)
Tsunami Up to 90cm
in Watase Prefecture
Landslides Yes
Aftershocks atleast 2 over 6 magnitude scale
Casualties 39 deaths
840 Injured