Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 57 km east of Nichinan, Miyazaki, Japan, on Friday, 19 October 1984 at 18:01 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 19 Oct 1984 18:01:47 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.547°N / 131.966°E (Philippines Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kirishima (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (35 mi) E of Nichinan (pop: 44,200) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SE of Miyazaki (pop: 311,200) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) E of Kushima (pop: 22,100) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SE of Takanabe (Kōyu-gun) (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SE of Tsuma (Saito-shi) (pop: 34,300) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) E of Shibushi (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) ESE of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) E of Sueyoshichō-ninokata (Soo) (pop: 20,000) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) SSE of Fukuoka (pop: 1,392,300) --> See nearby quakes!
851 km (529 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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