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Date: July 12, 1993 Time: 13:17:12
Location: 42.9N 139.2E
Depth: 17 Km Magnitude: 7.6 MN

At least 200 people were killed and 39 missing in the Hokkaido region, including at least 16 killed on Okushiri. Severe damage was caused by the earthquake and the accompanying fires, landslides, and tsunami in southwestern Hokkaido. 540 houses were destroyed and 1834 were damaged. Approximately 600 fishing boats were damaged or lost off western Japan, southeastern Russia, and South Korea. Tsunami wave heights as high as 30.6 metres were reported along the southwest coast of Okushiri Island and 10 metres along the west coast of Hokkaido. The tsunami affected much of the southeastern coast of Russia.


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