Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - Tottori-shi, 16 km east of Kurayoshi, Tottori, Japan, on Friday, September 10, 1943 at 08:37 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.448°N / 133.993°E↗ (Tottori-shi, Tottori, Japan)
Antipode: 35.448°S / 46.007°W↗
Nearest volcano: Daisen (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) E of Kurayoshi (pop: 48,300) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) WSW of Tottori-shi (pop: 154,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) N of Tsuyama (Okayama) (pop: 89,700) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) E of Yonago (pop: 141,400) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) E of Sakaiminato (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) E of Matsue (Shimane) (pop: 156,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) N of Okayama (pop: 639,700) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NW of Himeji (Hyōgo) (pop: 481,500) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) WNW of Osaka (Ōsaka) (pop: 2,592,400) --> See nearby quakes!
516 km (321 mi) W of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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