Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 11 km northeast of Gujō, Gifu, Japan, on Tuesday, September 9, 1969 at 05:15 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.794°N / 137.063°E↗ (Gujō-shi, Gifu, Japan)
Antipode: 35.794°S / 42.937°W↗
Nearest volcano: Eboshi-Washigatake (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) NE of Gujō (pop: 46,900) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) W of Gero (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNE of Mino (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) N of Minokamo (pop: 51,500) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SSW of Takayama (pop: 66,600) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) NNE of Kakamigahara (pop: 132,200) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NNE of Gifu City (pop: 397,700) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) N of Tajimi (pop: 107,800) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NE of Osaka (Ōsaka) (pop: 2,592,400) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 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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