Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - East China Sea, 75 km southeast of Suwanose-jima Island, Japan, on Thursday, 12 June 1986 at 21:04 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 54 km depth
Date & time: 12 Jun 1986 21:04:37 UTC
Depth: 53.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.138°N / 130.245°E (East China Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Akuseki-jima (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
113 km (71 mi) NE of Naze (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SSW of Nishinoomote (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) S of Ibusuki (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) S of Makurazaki (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) SSW of Kanoya (pop: 82,300) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) S of Kagoshima (pop: 555,400) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) S of Kokubu-matsuki (pop: 57,900) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) S of Sendai (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) SSW of Miyakonojō (pop: 131,000) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 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||54 km||Ryukyu Islands, Japan||USGS|
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