Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, on Saturday, 3 September 1932 at 11:58 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.93°N / 143.303°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Mutsu-Hiuchi-dake (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
159 km (99 mi) ENE of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) E of Misawa (pop: 42,800) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) ESE of Mutsu (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) NE of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (135 mi) E of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) S of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) NE of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) ESE of Hakodate (pop: 275,700) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (179 mi) SE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
662 km (412 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.2||25 km||off the east coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, 3 September 1932 11:58 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 07 Jan 1933 04:06 UTC| M 6.6 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|53 km (33 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, on Saturday, 7 January 1933 at 04:06 (GMT)
- 03 Jan 1933 15:27 UTC| M 6.3 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|66 km (41 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, on Tuesday, 3 January 1933 at 15:27 (GMT)