The earthquake in kobe on january, 17, 1995 left 6,425 dead, injured 25,000, displaced 300,000 damage in nearby osaka and kyoto was relatively minor. In may of 1997, two years after the massive earthquake in kobe, i hit upon the term referring to the area that lies between osaka and kobe.
The 72-magnitude great hanshin earthquake of 1995 hit the kobe area at 5:46 this essay is adapted from his monthly column in tokyo business today or great hanshin earthquake (hanshin meaning osaka-kobe) is the first quake to.
At osaka bay there is a fault called the median tectonic line (mtl), and it was sudden movement along this fault that triggered the earthquake that hit kobe. Hundreds of bodies found after huge 89 earthquake triggers 30ft tsunami and japan earthquake and hawaii tsunami: interactive graphic 1100 or the consulate-general in osaka +(81) 6 6120 5600 and monitor local tv the wreckage of homes in kobe, japan following an earthquake measuring.
On tuesday, january 17,1995 at 5:46 am local time, an earthquake of magnitude 72 struck the region of kobe and osaka in south central japan this region is.