Magnitude 7.4 - NEAR THE SOUTH COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
2004 September 05 14:57:18 UTC
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|Depth||10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program|
|Region||NEAR THE SOUTH COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN|
|Distances||135 km (85 miles) NE of Il'pyrskiy, Russia|
625 km (390 miles) N of Nikol'skoye, Komandorskiye Ostrova, Rus.
735 km (460 miles) WSW of Anadyr', Russia
6315 km (3920 miles) NNE of MOSCOW, Russia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 4.2 km (2.6 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=359, Nph=359, Dmin=383.6 km, Rmss=0.93 sec, Gp= 36°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=T
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About forty people injured in the Kyoto area. Felt in much of southwestern Japan and as far north as Tokyo. Tsunamis were observed with wave heights of 86 cm at Kushimoto and 56 cm at Owase. Power outages occured at Wakayama and a fire occurred at Sakai. Recorded (5L JMA) in Wakayama and Mie; (4 JMA) in Aichi, Fukui, Gifu, Hyogo, Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Shiga and Tottori; (3 JMA) in Chiba, Hiroshima, Ishikawa, Kanagawa, Nagano, Okayama, Shimane, Shizuoka, Tokyo and Yamanashi; (2 JMA) in Gumma, Ibaraki, Niigata, Saitama, Tochigi and Yamaguchi; (1 JMA) in Miyagi Prefectures. Recorded (3 JMA) in Kagawa, Kochi and Tokushima; (2 JMA) in Ehime Prefectures, Shikoku. Recorded (1 JMA) in Fukuoka, Kumamoto, Miyazaki, Oita and Saga Prefectures, Kyushu. Also recorded (3 JMA) on Hachijo- jima, Kozu-shima, Miyake-jima, Nii-jima and O-shima; (2 JMA) on Dogo, Mikura-jima and in the Dozen islands; (1 JMA) on Sadago-shima.
Scientific & Technical Information
- Preliminary Earthquake Report
- U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center:
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver