2017 Tokyo, Japan Earthquake
Earthquake Building Damage (2)

Damage was seen all across Japan following the Quake
Date July 21, 2017
Time 3:47 P.M. Eastern

Daylight Time

Duration 1 minute and 23 seconds
Magnitude 8.3
Depth 17km
Epicenter 34°35'N, 140°45'E
Type Inland Shallow Earthquake
Areas affected Tokyo, Northeastern Japan
Total damages $106 billion (2016 USD)
Maximum intensity X- Catastrophic
Foreshocks 0
Aftershocks 6,998
Total casualties 16,708
The 2017 Tokyo Earthquake was a powerful Inland Shallow Earthquake which obliterated Tokyo and other neighboring cities on July 21, 2017 at 3:47 P.M. local time.