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1968 Ebino earthquake

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1968 Ebino earthquake
えびの地震
1968 Ebino earthquake
UTC time1968-02-21 01:44
ISC event826420
USGS-ANSSComCat
Local dateFebruary 21, 1968[1][2]
Local time10:44 (JST)
MagnitudeMj 6.1 (JMA)[3]
Mw 6.2 (USGS)[4]
Epicenter32°00′N 130°42′E / 32.0°N 130.7°E / 32.0; 130.7Coordinates: 32°00′N 130°42′E / 32.0°N 130.7°E / 32.0; 130.7[5]
Casualties3 dead, 42 injured[5]

The 1968 Ebino earthquake (Japanese: えびの地震[6]) is an earthquake that occurred on February 21, 1968, near the border between Miyazaki, Kumamoto and Kagoshima Prefectures in Japan.[7][8] Moment magnitude was 6.2. This is one of the earthquakes that the Japan Meteorological Agency named for the.[9] The earthquake left 3 people dead and 42 people injured.[7]

References

  1. ^ "M 6.2 - Kyushu, Japan". United States Geological Survey. February 21, 1968. Retrieved February 25, 2021.
  2. ^ "Significant Earthquake: JAPAN: KYUSHU". National Geophysical Data Center. February 21, 1968. Retrieved February 25, 2021.
  3. ^ 震度データベース検索 - 気象庁
  4. ^ "M 6.2 - Kyushu, Japan". USGS. 2015-05-13. Retrieved 2017-06-03.
  5. ^ a b 日本付近のおもな被害地震年代表 - 日本地震学会
  6. ^ 小項目事典,デジタル大辞泉,世界大百科事典内言及, ブリタニカ国際大百科事典. "えびの地震とは". コトバンク (in Japanese). Retrieved 2021-06-15.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  7. ^ a b "えびの地震(1968年2月21日) | 災害カレンダー". Yahoo!天気・災害 (in Japanese). Retrieved 2021-06-15.
  8. ^ えびの地震の記録 - 宮崎県
  9. ^ "気象庁 | 気象庁が名称を定めた気象・地震・火山現象一覧". www.jma.go.jp. Retrieved 2021-06-15.
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