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Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 121 km east of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, on Monday, March 29, 1965 at 10:47 GMT

Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 121 km east of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, on Monday, March 29, 1965 at 10:47 GMT

Very strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 30 km depth

Date & time: Mar 29, 1965 10:47:38 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.687°N / 142.915°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Antipode: 40.687°S / 37.085°W
Nearest volcano: Osore-yama (158 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) E of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) E of Misawa (pop: 42,800) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NE of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) ESE of Mutsu (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NNE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (115 mi) E of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) NE of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) ENE of Hanawa (Kazuno) (pop: 36,900) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) SSE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
623 km (387 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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6.430 kmnear the east coast of Honshu, JapanUSGS
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