Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.7 - Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, sábado, 05 nov. 1938

Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.7 - Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, sábado, 05 nov. 1938

Major magnitude 7.7 earthquake at 35 km depth

Fecha & hora: 5 Nov 1938 10:50:18 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 7.7
Profundidad: 35.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 37,166°N / 142,221°E (Japón)
Volcán mas cercano: Aoso (175 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
114 km al ESE de Namie (Futaba-gun, Fukushima) (pop: 21,900)
119 km al E de Iwaki (Fukushima) (pop: 357,300)
137 km al ENE de Kitaibaraki (pop: 50,800)
153 km al ENE de Hitachi (Ibaraki) (pop: 186,300)
161 km al SSE de Ishinomaki (Miyagi) (pop: 117,200)
165 km al E de Kōriyama (Fukushima) (pop: 340,600)
280 km al NE de Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600)
300 km al NE de Yokohama (Kanagawa) (pop: 3,574,400)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 2.2 x 1016 joules (6219 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5.4 x 106 tons of TNT or 334.4 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 7.735 kmoff the east coast of Honshu, JapanUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 7.7 terremoto: Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan Sat, 5 Nov 10h50

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