Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Philippines Sea, 58 km east of Naze, Amami Shi, Kagoshima, Japan, on Monday, 24 March 1986 at 02:57 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 24 Mar 1986 02:57:14 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.345°N / 130.079°E (Philippines Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Yokoate-jima (117 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) E of Naze (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) NE of Nago (pop: 59,600) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) NE of Gushikawa (pop: 65,300) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) NE of Okinawa (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (202 mi) NE of Ginowan (pop: 91,800) --> See nearby quakes!
335 km (208 mi) NE of Naha (pop: 300,800) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) SSW of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) S of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (242 mi) SSW of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> See nearby quakes!
418 km (259 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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