Supriya Ghosh

1927 Kita Tango earthquake

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Origin time  09:27:27 UTC
Depth  10 km (6 mi)
Tsunami  11.3 m (37 ft)
Magnitude  7.0 Mw
Areas affected  Japan
1927 Kita Tango earthquake
Date  March 7, 1927 (1927-03-07)

The 1927 Kita Tango earthquake occurred in Kyoto Prefecture on 7 March with a moment magnitude of 7.0. Up to 2,956 people were killed 7,806 were injured. Almost all the houses in Mineyama (now part of Ky┼Źtango) were destroyed as a result. The earthquake was felt as far away as Tokyo and Kagoshima.

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1927 Kita Tango earthquake Wikipedia


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