Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 11 km east of Maizuru, Kyoto, Japan, on Wednesday, 11 April 1990 at 20:51 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 362 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 362.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.474°N / 135.451°E (Maizuru-shi, Kyoto, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Takara (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) ENE of Maizuru (pop: 92,500) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) ESE of Miyazu (pop: 21,600) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NE of Ayabe (pop: 37,600) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) W of Obama (Fukui) (pop: 32,900) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) ENE of Fukuchiyama (pop: 68,700) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NNW of Kameoka (pop: 97,200) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NNW of Kamigyō-ku (pop: 83,000) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) NNW of Kyoto (pop: 1,459,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) N of Osaka (Ōsaka) (pop: 2,592,400) --> See nearby quakes!
384 km (239 mi) W of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.1||362 km||western Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 10 Aug 1990 13:21 UTC| M 4.7 |378.4 km (235.1 mi) depth|20 km (12 mi) distance| USGS | Details