Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 70 km southeast of Ise, Mie, Japan, on Sunday, 2 June 1929 at 21:38 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake at 350 km depth
Depth: 350.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.961°N / 137.131°E (Philippines Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Nanzaki (172 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) SSE of Toba (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SE of Ise (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) S of Tahara (pop: 38,200) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSW of Toyohashi-shi (pop: 378,400) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) S of Gamagōri (pop: 80,800) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSW of Toyokawa (pop: 120,500) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SW of Hamamatsu (pop: 605,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SE of Hisai-motomachi (pop: 41,600) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) S of Nagoya (pop: 2,191,300) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) SW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1015 joules (392 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 21.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.9||350 km||near the south coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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