Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 93 km east of Namie, Futaba-gun, Fukushima, Japan, on Saturday, March 30, 1935 at 21:19 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.267°N / 142.017°E↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Antipode: 37.267°S / 37.983°W↗
Nearest volcano: Aoso (153 km / 95 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) ESE of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) ENE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) ENE of Hitachi (pop: 186,300) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) E of Kōriyama (pop: 340,600) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) ESE of Fukushima (pop: 294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) NE of Mito (pop: 246,500) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) SE of Yamagata (pop: 254,500) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) NE 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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|6.3||35 km||off the east coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 19 Jul 1935 00:49 UTC| M 6.7 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|85 km (53 mi) distance| USGS | Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 84 km southeast of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan, on Friday, July 19, 1935 at 00:49 (GMT)