Earthquake Shizuoka prefecture, Japan (01/08/2011) - 13 people injured (2 seriously)

Earthquake overview : Very strong shallow earthquake with epicenter in the middle of the Suruga Bay. The earthquake occurred just before midnight and was felt as far as Tokyo as a light shaking. ASTERSHOCK August 12 2011 M 5.0      2011/08/11 19:37     Depth 16.0  km     NEAR THE SOUTH COAST … [Read more...]

Earthquake near Mount Fuji, Shizuoka brings additional insured losses of about $500 million

UPDATE 18/03 - 06:36 UTC : With the minor nature of damage, it is unlikely that the economic losses from this earthquake will reach $500 million USD as calculated by EQECAT (a major EQ Modelling company). A lower value is envisaged, however with lack of data on this earthquake, no definitive value … [Read more...]