Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, on Saturday, 8 July 1995 at 05:42 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 11 km depth
Depth: 11.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.678°N / 143.352°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Nanashigure (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
548 km (341 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.0||11 km||off the east coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, 8 July 1995 05:42 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 08 Jul 1995 06:41 UTC| M 5.0 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|5 km (3 mi) distance| USGS | Details