Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 78 km east of Naze, Amami Shi, Kagoshima, Japan, on Monday, 24 March 1986 at 02:10 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 24 Mar 1986 02:10:58 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.594°N / 130.234°E (Philippines Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Akuseki-jima (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) ENE of Naze (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) SSW of Nishinoomote (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) S of Ibusuki (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
316 km (196 mi) S of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) S of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
347 km (216 mi) NE of Okinawa (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
356 km (221 mi) NE of Ginowan (pop: 91,800) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (223 mi) SSW of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> See nearby quakes!
365 km (227 mi) NE of Naha (pop: 300,800) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (240 mi) SSW of Miyazaki (pop: 311,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||33 km||Ryukyu Islands, Japan||USGS|
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