Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Higashiusuki-gun, 45 km west of Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan, on Saturday, 26 January 1985 at 21:36 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 121 km depth
Date & time: 26 Jan 1985 21:36:10 UTC
Depth: 121.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.545°N / 131.184°E (Higashiusuki-gun, Miyazaki, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Aso (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) SSE of Aso (Kumamoto) (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) W of Nobeoka (pop: 121,900) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SE of Ōzu (Kikuchi District, Kumamoto) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ESE of Matsubase (Uki, Kumamoto) (pop: 26,200) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NNW of Tsuma (Saito-shi) (pop: 34,300) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) E of Honmachi (Kumamoto) (pop: 104,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) NNW of Miyazaki (pop: 311,200) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) N of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SSE of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
858 km (533 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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