1923 Great Kanto earthquake
|Date||September 1, 1923|
|Countries or regions affected||Japan|
The Great Kantō earthquake (関東大震災 Kantō daishinsai ) was a Japanese natural disaster in the Kantō region of the island of Honshū. The earthquake struck at 11:58:44 am JST (2:58:44 UTC) on Saturday, September 1, 1923. It lasted between 4 and 10 minutes.
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- James, Charles. "The 1923 Tokyo Earthquake and Fire" at University of California, Berkeley; retrieved 2012-12-11.
- Panda, Rajaram. "Japan Coping with a National Calamity," Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA); retrieved 2012-12-11.
- Hammer, Joshua. (2006). Yokohama Burning: the Deadly 1923 Earthquake and Fire that Helped Forge the Path to World War II, p. 278.