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2000 Tottori earthquake

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Origin time  04:30:20 UTC
Depth  10 km (6.2 mi)
Areas affected  Japan
Date  6 October 2000
Magnitude  6.7 Mw
Type  Strike-slip
Total damage  $150 million (US)
Location  Chūgoku region, Japan
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Similar  1943 Tottori earthquake, 2005 Fukuoka earthquake, 2007 Chūetsu offshore e, 1983 Sea of Japan earthquake, 2007 Noto earthquake

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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