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1936 Miyagi earthquake

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Date  November 3, 1936
Magnitude  7.2 Ms
Areas affected  Japan
Origin time  05:45
Depth  61 km
Tsunami  Yes
1936 Miyagi earthquake

The 1936 Miyagi earthquake occurred on November 3 at 05:45 local time with a magnitude Ms 7.2, or Mjma 7.4. The epicenter was located off the Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Four people were injured. Building damage was reported. In Isobe (磯部) village, nowadays part of Sōma, Fukushima, a small market building collapsed. A tsunami was recorded.

This was one of the recurring interplate earthquakes at the offshore Miyagi with a recurrence interval of about 37 years. Although not officially named by the Japanese Meteorological Agency, in Japanese, this earthquake is commonly known as 1936年宮城県沖地震 (Sen-kyūhyaku-sanjūroku-nen Miyagi-ken-oki Jishin) or 1936年金華山沖地震 (Sen-kyūhyaku-sanjūroku-nen Kinkasan-oki Jishin).

References

1936 Miyagi earthquake Wikipedia


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