Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 26 km east of Nichinan, Miyazaki, Japan, on Monday, 10 September 1984 at 22:07 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 60 km depth
Date & time: 10 Sep 1984 22:07:23 UTC
Depth: 59.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.647°N / 131.64°E (Philippines Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kirishima (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) ENE of Nichinan (pop: 44,200) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SE of Miyazaki (pop: 311,200) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ENE of Kushima (pop: 22,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) E of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SSE of Tsuma (Saito-shi) (pop: 34,300) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) ESE of Kobayashi (pop: 39,700) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ENE of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) E of Kokubu-matsuki (pop: 57,900) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) SSE of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
870 km (541 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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