Major magnitude 6.6 earthquake - Tahara-shi, 16 km southeast of Toyohama, Chita-gun, Aichi, Japan, on Friday, 12 January 1945 at 18:38 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.612°N / 137.064°E (Tahara-shi, Aichi, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Ueno (116 km / 72 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SE of Toyohama (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) S of Nishio (pop: 103,300) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSW of Gamagōri (pop: 80,800) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSE of Manda (pop: 116,100) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WSW of Toyohashi-shi (pop: 378,400) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SW of Toyokawa (pop: 120,500) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) S of Anjo (pop: 178,400) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SSE of Nagoya (pop: 2,191,300) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) E of Osaka (Ōsaka) (pop: 2,592,400) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.6||10 km||near the south coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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