Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 174 km east of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, on Sunday, January 1, 1995 at 06:59 GMT

Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 174 km east of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, on Sunday, January 1, 1995 at 06:59 GMT Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 174 km east of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, on Sunday, January 1, 1995 at 06:59 GMT

Very strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 15 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 1, 1995 06:59:55 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude6.5
Depth15.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude40.701°N / 143.549°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Antipode40.701°S / 36.451°W
Shaking intensityVery strong shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoOsore-yama (211 km / 131 mi)
Nearby towns and cities174 km (108 mi) E of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
180 km (112 mi) NE of Miyako (pop: 51,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
182 km (113 mi) E of Misawa (pop: 42,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
193 km (120 mi) NE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
199 km (123 mi) ENE of Ichinohe (pop: 15,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
232 km (144 mi) ENE of Morioka (pop: 295,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
238 km (148 mi) E of Aomori (pop: 298,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
248 km (154 mi) S of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
320 km (199 mi) SE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
651 km (405 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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6.515 kmoff the east coast of Honshu, JapanUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (64 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jun 13, 1995 18:13
27 years ago
4.6

33 km
198 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
May 28, 1995 22:02
27 years ago
4.3

35 km
175 km S of Kushiro, Hokkaido, JapanMore
May 25, 1995 09:11
27 years ago
5.7

29 km
137 km NE of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
May 17, 1995 16:55
27 years ago
4.9

29 km
140 km E of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
May 15, 1995 13:58
27 years ago
5.1

33 km
128 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
May 15, 1995 13:55
27 years ago
5.0

33 km
158 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
May 7, 1995 05:15
27 years ago
4.7

41 km
79 km NE of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
May 5, 1995 00:28
27 years ago
4.7

33 km
152 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Apr 25, 1995 16:19
27 years ago
4.0

10 km
233 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Apr 25, 1995 13:48
27 years ago
5.0

25 km
198 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Apr 25, 1995 13:32
27 years ago
5.2

30 km
198 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Apr 14, 1995 20:47
27 years ago
4.4

33 km
157 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Apr 12, 1995 02:39
27 years ago
4.7

33 km
155 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Mar 29, 1995 13:32
27 years ago
4.8

52 km
86 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Mar 28, 1995 15:08
27 years ago
4.4

33 km
170 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Mar 27, 1995 04:42
27 years ago
4.6

33 km
109 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Mar 23, 1995 23:22
27 years ago
4.9

33 km
176 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Mar 22, 1995 05:04
27 years ago
4.4

33 km
173 km S of Kushiro, Hokkaido, JapanMore
Mar 19, 1995 10:24
27 years ago
4.2

33 km
99 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Mar 13, 1995 20:53
27 years ago
4.8

35 km
90 km NE of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
Mar 12, 1995 04:40
27 years ago
5.2

29 km
140 km NE of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
Mar 4, 1995 14:11
27 years ago
5.1

28 km
101 km E of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
Mar 2, 1995 23:19
27 years ago
4.3

33 km
147 km E of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
Mar 2, 1995 11:14
27 years ago
4.2

33 km
134 km E of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
Feb 25, 1995 00:01
27 years ago
4.3

33 km
145 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Feb 23, 1995 06:26
27 years ago
3.7

38 km
143 km E of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
Feb 23, 1995 06:07
27 years ago
4.1

33 km
137 km E of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
Feb 23, 1995 05:27
27 years ago
6.1

33 km
140 km E of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
Feb 23, 1995 05:01
27 years ago
6.2

9.1 km
148 km E of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
Feb 18, 1995 01:40
28 years ago
4.6

53 km
84 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Feb 13, 1995 16:55
28 years ago
4.7

33 km
145 km E of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
Feb 6, 1995 09:00
28 years ago
4.7

33 km
148 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 27, 1995 19:50
28 years ago
5.0

10 km
136 km E of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
Jan 24, 1995 20:38
28 years ago
4.8

33 km
191 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 21, 1995 06:56
28 years ago
5.4

34 km
178 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 19, 1995 05:06
28 years ago
4.9

33 km
153 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 18, 1995 23:23
28 years ago
4.9

33 km
76 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 18, 1995 07:08
28 years ago
4.9

48 km
90 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 18, 1995 01:26
28 years ago
4.4

33 km
96 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 17, 1995 15:21
28 years ago
4.7

33 km
162 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 15, 1995 05:03
28 years ago
4.4

33 km
218 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 15, 1995 04:45
28 years ago
5.1

30 km
174 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 14, 1995 12:47
28 years ago
4.8

18 km
122 km E of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
Jan 8, 1995 18:28
28 years ago
4.6

28 km
213 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 8, 1995 05:27
28 years ago
3.8

73 km
108 km NE of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
Jan 7, 1995 13:24
28 years ago
5.2

32 km
139 km NE of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
Jan 7, 1995 10:14
28 years ago
4.9

15 km
142 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 7, 1995 07:14
28 years ago
5.1

44 km
90 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 6, 1995 23:00
28 years ago
4.4

33 km
92 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 5, 1995 21:49
28 years ago
4.9

25 km
173 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 4, 1995 08:01
28 years ago
4.6

33 km
81 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 4, 1995 04:54
28 years ago
5.3

24 km
144 km NE of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
Jan 4, 1995 04:51
28 years ago
5.0

29 km
167 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 3, 1995 07:02
28 years ago
5.0

28 km
168 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 3, 1995 06:01
28 years ago
5.1

27 km
165 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 2, 1995 21:36
28 years ago
4.6

30 km
184 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 2, 1995 21:08
28 years ago
5.0

33 km
170 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 2, 1995 20:58
28 years ago
5.3

28 km
166 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 2, 1995 16:42
28 years ago
4.8

49 km
97 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 1, 1995 22:05
28 years ago
5.2

33 km
209 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 1, 1995 12:30
28 years ago
5.2

42 km
78 km NE of Miyako, Iwate, JapanMore
Jan 1, 1995 07:47
28 years ago
4.7

25 km
174 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 1, 1995 07:24
28 years ago
4.4

33 km
198 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
Jan 1, 1995 07:18
28 years ago
4.7

29 km
179 km E of Hachinohe, Aomori, JapanMore
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