Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 62 km southeast of Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan, on Tuesday, 8 January 1985 at 04:07 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 48 km depth
Date & time: 8 Jan 1985 04:07:51 UTC
Depth: 48.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.104°N / 132.008°E (Philippines Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kirishima (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) E of Takanabe (Kōyu-gun) (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) E of Tsuma (Saito-shi) (pop: 34,300) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) ENE of Miyazaki (pop: 311,200) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SSE of Nobeoka (pop: 121,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NE of Nichinan (pop: 44,200) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) S of Saiki (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Kobayashi (pop: 39,700) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) ENE of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) SW of Kobe (pop: 1,528,500) --> See nearby quakes!
813 km (505 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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