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On July 16, 2007 an earthquake struck Kashiwazaki, Japan at 10:13 a.m. local time. The epicenter was located 60 km southwest of Honshu in Niigata Prefecture, Japan, and registered a magnitude of 6.6.
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On July 16, 2007 an earthquake struck Kashiwazaki, Japan at 10:13 a.m. local time. The epicenter was located 60 km southwest of Honshu in Niigata Prefecture, Japan, and registered a magnitude of 6.6. Moderate damage was observed in Kashiwazaki, located southwest of the earthquake (population 96,000), and smaller towns in the area such as Kariwa (south), and Nishiyama (south-southeast). The total fatalities were 11, and injuries were 1,339. This report discusses in detail the effects of this earthquake on lifeline systems in electric power, communication, water and wastewater, highways, ports, railways, gas system and tanks, and emergency response. Most chapters provide an overview of the system s performance, followed by sections describing the system, its damage, emergency response, and recovery. Each chapter finishes with conclusions and recommendations.
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The most trusted and comprehensive reference for the significant events, milestones, and holidays from around the world Chase's Calendar of Events 2007 has all the answers-be it an important historical anniversary, the phases of the moon, a sports event, the birthday of a favorite celebrity, a festival, a religious observance, or much, much more. This indispensable book is perfect for when you need to be “in the know,” whether you're an event planner, media professional, broadcaster, librarian, speaker, historian, part of a corporate research department, activity director, travel agent. Whether it's Valentine's Day (February 14), American Heart Month (February), or International Accordion Awareness Month (June), Chase's covers observances of all kinds: holidays, anniversaries, sporting events, astronomical phenomena, and more. “The definitive guide to all holidays and anniversaries.”-Wall Street Journal “The bible of special occasions.”-Los Angeles Times
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