Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 52 km southeast of Muroto-misakicho, Muroto Shi, Kochi, Japan, on Monday, October 15, 1951 at 21:02 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 21 km depth
Depth: 20.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.863°N / 134.404°E↗ (Philippine Sea, Japan)
Antipode: 32.863°S / 45.596°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) SSE of Muroto-misakicho (Muroto) (pop: 17,600) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SE of Aki (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SE of Kochi (pop: 335,600) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) S of Anan (pop: 55,400) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) S of Komatsushimachō (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SW of Tanabe (pop: 69,600) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) S of Tokushima (pop: 267,300) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) S of Narutochō-mitsuishi (pop: 64,100) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (141 mi) SSW of Osaka (pop: 2,592,400) --> See nearby quakes!
579 km (360 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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