Magnitude 7.4 - NEAR THE SOUTH COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

2004 September 05 14:57:18 UTC

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Magnitude7.4
Date-Time
Location33.216°N, 137.061°E
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionNEAR THE SOUTH COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Distances135 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 Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.2 km (2.6 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=359, Nph=359, Dmin=383.6 km, Rmss=0.93 sec, Gp= 36°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=T
Source
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Event IDusnaav
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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.

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