Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 119 km southeast of Ishinomaki, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan, on Friday, August 5, 1927 at 21:12 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.631°N / 142.217°E↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Antipode: 37.631°S / 37.783°W↗
Nearest volcano: Aoso (150 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
109 km (67 mi) E of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SE of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (84 mi) ENE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) ESE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) SE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) E of Fukushima (pop: 294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) E of Kōriyama (pop: 340,600) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) ESE of Yamagata (pop: 254,500) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.0||35 km||off the east coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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