Very strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 47 km south of Anan, Tokushima, Japan, on Sunday, 5 November 1950 at 17:37 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.504°N / 134.754°E (Philippines Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Takara (205 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) SSE of Anan (pop: 55,400) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SW of Gobō (Gobo) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) SSE of Komatsushimachō (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) WSW of Tanabe (pop: 69,600) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SSE of Tokushima (pop: 267,300) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) S of Narutochō-mitsuishi (pop: 64,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Minato (pop: 375,300) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SSW of Wakayama (pop: 351,000) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) SSW of Osaka (pop: 2,592,400) --> See nearby quakes!
513 km (319 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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