Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Japan Sea, 80 km west of Noshiro, Akita, Japan, on Thursday, 10 December 1964 at 15:11 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 30 km depth
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.41°N / 139.128°E (Japan Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Megata (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
80 km (49 mi) WNW of Noshiro (pop: 51,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NW of Tennō (Katagami) (pop: 22,700) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NW of Akita (pop: 320,100) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) W of Hirosaki (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) WSW of Goshogawara (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) W of Ōdate (pop: 64,500) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) WSW of Kuroishi (pop: 38,600) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) WSW of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) SSW of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
527 km (328 mi) N of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.3||30 km||near the west coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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