Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 52 km southeast of Nichinan, Miyazaki, Japan, on Saturday, 11 August 1984 at 07:02 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 47 km depth
Date & time: 11 Aug 1984 07:02:38 UTC
Depth: 47.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.271°N / 131.755°E (Philippines Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Sakurajima (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) SE of Nichinan (pop: 44,200) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) ESE of Kushima (pop: 22,100) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) ESE of Shibushi (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSE of Miyazaki (pop: 311,200) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ESE of Sueyoshichō-ninokata (Soo) (pop: 20,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SE of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) E of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSE of Tsuma (Saito-shi) (pop: 34,300) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) SSE of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
885 km (550 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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