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1939 Oga earthquake

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1939 Oga earthquake
男鹿地震
1939 Oga earthquake
1939 Oga earthquake
UTC time1939-05-01 05:58:30
ISC event901919
 901923
USGS-ANSSComCat
 ComCat
Local dateMay 1, 1939
Local time14:58 (JST)
MagnitudeMj 6.8[1]
Mw 7.0
Epicenter39°54′N 139°42′E / 39.9°N 139.7°E / 39.9; 139.7Coordinates: 39°54′N 139°42′E / 39.9°N 139.7°E / 39.9; 139.7[2]
Casualties27 dead, 52 injured[3][4]

The 1939 Oga earthquake (Japanese: 男鹿地震) struck Akita Prefecture, Japan on May 1, 1939. This event was a doublet earthquake, in which the mainshock occurred at 14:58 (JST), Mj 6.8 (Mw 7.0), with an aftershock at 15:00 (JST), Mj 6.7 (Mw 6.5).[5][6][7] The earthquake left 27 people dead and 52 people injured, and 479 homes were destroyed.

References

  1. ^ "教えて!なまず先生!~秋田県に被害を及ぼした歴史地震~(25.4.12)|国立大学法人 秋田大学". 2021-06-02.
  2. ^ "男鹿地震 (秋田地方気象台)". 2019-05-03. Archived from the original on 2019-05-03.
  3. ^ 男鹿地震 - デジタル大辞泉プラス
  4. ^ 男鹿地震 - 災害カレンダー
  5. ^ 今村明恒男鹿地震考 地震 第1輯 1939年 11巻 8号 p.372-384, doi:10.14834/zisin1929.11.372
  6. ^ "震度データベース検索 (14:58)". www.data.jma.go.jp. Retrieved 2021-06-15.
  7. ^ "震度データベース検索 (15:00)". www.data.jma.go.jp. Retrieved 2021-06-15.
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