Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Aso-gun, Kumamoto, 45 km southwest of Ōita, Oita, Japan, on Sunday, 27 July 1975 at 17:16 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 136 km depth
Date & time: 27 Jul 1975 17:16:42 UTC
Depth: 136.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.043°N / 131.173°E (Aso-gun, Kumamoto, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kuju (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) NE of Aso (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) ENE of Ōzu (Kikuchi District) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ENE of Kikuchi (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SE of Hita (Oita) (pop: 61,500) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SW of Beppu (Oita) (pop: 125,100) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) E of Yamaga (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ENE of Uekimachi-mōno (Kumamoto) (pop: 31,700) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) ENE of Kumamoto (pop: 680,400) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SE of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
835 km (519 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.7||136 km||Kyushu, Japan||USGS|
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