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1974 Izu Peninsula earthquake

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Date  May 8, 1974 UTC
Depth  10 km
Casualties  25 killed
Magnitude  6.5 Ms
Areas affected  Japan
1974 Izu Peninsula earthquake

The 1974 Izu Peninsula earthquake (Japanese: 1974年伊豆半島沖地震 Sen-kyūhyaku-nanajūyo-nen Izu-hantō-oki Jishin) occurred on May 9 at 08:33 local time. The epicenter was located off the Izu Peninsula, Japan. 25 people were reported dead. Landslides and damage of roads, buildings, and infrastructure were reported. This earthquake triggered a small tsunami. The intensity in Tokyo reached shindo 3. The magnitude of this earthquake was put at Ms 6.5, or Mjma 6.9.

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