Major magnitude 7.9 earthquake - East China Sea, 32 km northwest of Kaminone-sho Island, Kagoshima, Japan, on Thursday, June 15, 1911 at 14:25 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.9 earthquake at 100 km depth
Depth: 100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.049°N / 128.778°E↗ (East China Sea, Japan)
Antipode: 29.049°S / 51.222°W↗
Nearest volcano: Yokoate-jima (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (64 mi) NW of Naze (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) NNE of Naga (pop: 59,600) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) NNE of Gushikawa (pop: 65,300) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) NNE of Okinawa (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (202 mi) NNE of Chinon (pop: 91,800) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) SW of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) SSW of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) NNE of Naha (pop: 300,800) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (230 mi) SW of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> See nearby quakes!
407 km (253 mi) SW of Miyazaki (pop: 311,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1016 joules (12408 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.1 x 107 tons of TNT or 667.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.9||100 km||northwest of the Ryukyu Islands, Japan||USGS|
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