Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, on Tuesday, 3 January 1933 at 15:27 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.719°N / 144.035°E (Japan)
Nearby towns and cities:
676 km (420 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.3||15 km||off the east coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, 3 January 1933 15:27 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 03 Mar 1933 09:38 UTC| M 6.3 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|83 km (52 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, on Friday, 3 March 1933 at 09:38 (GMT)
- 07 Jan 1933 04:06 UTC| M 6.6 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|33 km (21 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, on Saturday, 7 January 1933 at 04:06 (GMT)