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1361 Shōhei earthquake

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Yuki koryaku monument(shohei-tsunami)
Yuki koryaku monument

The 1361 Shōhei earthquake (Japanese: 正平地震) was a major earthquake that occurred on August 3, 1361 (Gregorian calendar) in Japan.[1] It is believed that this quake was one of the Nankaidō earthquakes. The magnitude was 8.4 Ms (Richter Scale Magnitude was 8.2 - 8.5[1]) and it triggered a tsunami.[2][3]

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  1. ^ a b "Earthquake Information". Water Damage Defense. Retrieved 2021-06-28.
  2. ^ HIGAI. "日本被害地震年表:before1600" [Japan Damage Earthquake Chronology: before1600]. Seismological Society of Japan (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2007-08-22.
  3. ^ Shishikura, M.; Echigo, T.; Maemoku, H.; Ishiyama, T.; Nagai, A. (2008). "Uplifted sessile assemblages on the southern coast of the Kii Peninsula, related to historical earthquakes along the Nankai Trough" (PDF). 歴史地震. 23: 21–26.

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