Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 886 km south of Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, 4 November 1958 at 08:28 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 65 km depth
Date & time: 4 Nov 1958 08:28:37 UTC
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.812°N / 141.054°E (Philippines Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Doyo (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
886 km (550 mi) S of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.0||65 km||Bonin Islands, Japan region||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 04 Nov 1958 08:31 UTC| M 5.8 |65 km (40.4 mi) depth|17 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details