1896 Rikuu earthquake

The 1896 Rikuu earthquake (Japanese: 陸羽地震) is an inland earthquake that occurred on August 31, 1896, near the border between Akita and Iwate prefectures, Japan.[5][6] Magnitude was 7.2.[7] The earthquake left 209 people dead (205 people dead in Akita Prefecture) and 779 people injured.[8] Senya Fault is a fault which was responsible for 1896 Rikuu earthquake, along with surface rupture.[9][10]

1896 Rikuu earthquake
陸羽地震
1896 Rikuu earthquake is located in Japan
1896 Rikuu earthquake
1896 Rikuu earthquake is located in Tohoku, Japan
1896 Rikuu earthquake
Local dateAugust 31, 1896[1]
MagnitudeM7.2[2]
Epicenter39°30′N 140°42′E / 39.5°N 140.7°E / 39.5; 140.7Coordinates: 39°30′N 140°42′E / 39.5°N 140.7°E / 39.5; 140.7[3]
FaultSenya Fault[4]
Casualties209 dead, 779 injured

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  1. ^ 過去の地震津波災害 - 気象庁
  2. ^ 秋田災害忘れじの旅ある記 その2 地震の痕跡と仙北郡の惨話【水田 敏彦】(24.6.14)
  3. ^ 日本付近のおもな被害地震年代表 - 日本地震学会
  4. ^ "【国土を脅かす地震と噴火】37 陸羽地震と千屋断層 大地が子供に襲いかかる/伊藤 和明 |労働新聞連載記事|労働新聞社". 労働新聞社Webサイト (in Japanese). Retrieved 2021-06-14.
  5. ^ デジタル大辞泉プラス,世界大百科事典内言及. "陸羽地震とは". コトバンク (in Japanese). Retrieved 2021-06-14.
  6. ^ Literature survey on Rikuu Earthquake of august 31, 1896 - Toshihiko Mizuta, Hiroshi Kagami
  7. ^ "陸羽地震". www.kahaku.go.jp. Retrieved 2021-06-14.
  8. ^ "陸羽地震(1896年8月31日) | 災害カレンダー". Yahoo!天気・災害 (in Japanese). Retrieved 2021-06-14.
  9. ^ 「岩手公報」の記事に見る 1896年陸羽地震 - 岩手県
  10. ^ "(5)陸羽地震(1896年8月31日、M7.2)". www.hp1039.jishin.go.jp. Retrieved 2021-06-14.

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