Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 134 km east of Naze, Amami Shi, Kagoshima, Japan, on Tuesday, 1 February 1977 at 16:11 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 24 km depth
Date & time: 1 Feb 1977 16:11:43 UTC
Depth: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.254°N / 130.843°E (Philippines Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Akuseki-jima (181 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
134 km (83 mi) E of Naze (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (172 mi) S of Nishinoomote (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) NE of Nago (pop: 59,600) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) S of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
362 km (225 mi) NE of Gushikawa (pop: 65,300) --> See nearby quakes!
369 km (229 mi) NE of Okinawa (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) S of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
377 km (234 mi) NE of Ginowan (pop: 91,800) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) NE of Naha (pop: 300,800) --> See nearby quakes!
388 km (241 mi) S of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> 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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|M 4.7||24 km||Ryukyu Islands, Japan||USGS|
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