Major magnitude 6.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 205 km east of Tokyo, Japan, on Sunday, April 11, 1943 at 14:45 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 6.8 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.306°N / 141.837°E↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Antipode: 36.306°S / 38.163°W↗
Nearest volcano: Nasu (190 km / 118 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
110 km (68 mi) ESE of Takahagi (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) ESE of Hitachi (pop: 186,300) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) E of Hitachi-Naka (pop: 156,800) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) E of Katsuta (pop: 156,000) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) E of Mito (pop: 246,500) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) ENE of Chiba (pop: 919,700) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) E of Utsunomiya (pop: 449,900) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) ENE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) ENE of Yokohama (pop: 3,574,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.8||15 km||near the east coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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