Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.7 - Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, sabato, 05 novembre 1938

Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.7 - Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, sabato, 05 novembre 1938

Major magnitude 7.7 earthquake at 35 km depth

Data & ora: 5 Nov 1938 10:50:18 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 7.7
Profondità: 35.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 37.166°N / 142.221°E (Giappone)
Vulcano più vicino: Aoso (175 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
114 km ESE da Namie (Futaba-gun, Fukushima) (pop: 21,900)
119 km E da Iwaki (Fukushima) (pop: 357,300)
137 km ENE da Kitaibaraki (pop: 50,800)
153 km ENE da Hitachi (Ibaraki) (pop: 186,300)
161 km SSE da Ishinomaki (Miyagi) (pop: 117,200)
165 km E da Kōriyama (Fukushima) (pop: 340,600)
280 km NE da Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600)
300 km NE da Yokohama (Kanagawa) (pop: 3,574,400)
Fonte dati primaria: USGS
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2.2 x 1016 joules (6219 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5.4 x 106 tons of TNT or 334.4 atomic bombs!) [saperne di più]
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M 7.735 kmoff the east coast of Honshu, JapanUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.7 quake Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, 5 November 10:50 UTC

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Major magnitude. 7.7 earthquake - Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, on Saturday, 5 November 1938 at 10:50 (GMT)
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