Japan Quake Triggers Landslides, Knocks Power Plant Offline

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The quake struck east of the city of Tomakomai, and was only 70 km from the city of Sapporo, Hokkaido's largest city with a population of 1.9 million.

September 10, 2018
Jeff Rubenstone - Engineering News-Record

A magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido on Sept. 6, leaving at least seven dead and damaging buildings and structures in the region, including a 1,650MW coal-fired thermal power plant that was taken offline.

Mr. Rubenstone may be contacted at rubenstonej@enr.com



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