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M 4.5 Earthquake – 1km SSE of Pleasant Hill, CA

DYFI intensity map

  • 2019-10-15 05:33:42 (UTC)
  • 37.938°N 122.058°W
  • 14.6 km depth


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“Japan, which prides itself on its robust infrastructure and disaster preparedness, was humbled by the storm that hurt major metropolitan areas.”


Hagibis Heads Toward Japan

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“……The storm made landfall just before 7 p.m. Saturday local time on the Izu Peninsula, southwest of Tokyo, bringing hurricane-force winds and heavy rains which led to widespread flooding. More than 230,000 people were evacuated ahead of the storm, with emergency orders issued for many cities around the greater Tokyo area.

Along with the 15 deaths, Japan’s Fire Disaster and Management Agency said about 140 people had been injured and nine remain missing…..”

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Hagibis pummels Japan: four deaths, millions under evacuation warnings, rivers flooded and normally busy streets deserted.

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Here comes Hagibis


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