Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - East China Sea, 67 km northeast of Naze, Amami Shi, Kagoshima, Japan, on Wednesday, 30 April 1986 at 23:14 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 44 km depth
Date & time: 30 Apr 1986 23:14:43 UTC
Depth: 43.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.699°N / 130.05°E (East China Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Akuseki-jima (96 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (41 mi) NE of Naze (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) S of Ibusuki (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (192 mi) SSW of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (200 mi) S of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) NE of Okinawa (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) SSW of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (219 mi) NE of Ginowan (pop: 91,800) --> See nearby quakes!
362 km (225 mi) NE of Naha (pop: 300,800) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) SSW of Miyazaki (pop: 311,200) --> See nearby quakes!
451 km (280 mi) S of Nagasaki (pop: 410,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.6||44 km||Ryukyu Islands, Japan||USGS|
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