Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Ayabe, 11 km southeast of Maizuru, Kyoto, Japan, on Sunday, 13 Aug 1967 8:06 pm (GMT +0)
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Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 364 km depth
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 13 Aug 1967 8:06 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 364.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.388°N / 135.43°E (Ayabe, Kyoto, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Takara (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SE of Maizuru (pop: 92,500) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ENE of Ayabe (pop: 37,600) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SE of Miyazu (pop: 21,600) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) ENE of Fukuchiyama (pop: 68,700) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNW of Kameoka (pop: 97,200) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NNW of Arashiyama (pop: 50,000) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of Kamigyō-ku (pop: 83,000) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of Kyoto (pop: 1,459,600) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) N of Osaka (Ōsaka) (pop: 2,592,400) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (241 mi) W 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||364 km||western Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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