11/04/1677 | 1677 Kanto Earthquake


Events in the same region
Date Title Region Preferred Magnitude Quality*
0869 Jul 09th 869 Jogan Earthquake Honshu 8.8 C
1454 1454 Honshu Earthquake Honshu 8.4 C
1677 Nov 04th 1677 Kanto Earthquake Honshu 8.4 C
1793 Feb 17th, 14:53 1793 Miyagi Earthquake Honshu 8.2 B
2011 Mar 11th, 06:46 2011 Tohoku Earthquake Honshu 9.1 A
  • Yanagisawa et al. (2016) -Yanagisawa, H., Goto, K., Sugawara, D., Kanamaru, K., Iwamoto, N., & Takamori, Y. (2016). Tsunami earthquake can occur elsewhere along the Japan Trench—Historical and geological evidence for the 1677 earthquake and tsunami. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 121(5), 3504-3516. - Link
  • GHEA (GHEC v1.0) -Albini P., Musson R.M.W., Rovida A., Locati M., Gomez Capera A.A., and Viganò D. (2014). The Global Earthquake History. Earthquake Spectra, May 2014, Vol.30, No.2, pp. 607-624. http://doi.org/10.1193/122013EQS297 - Link
Event Characteristics
Preferred Magnitude 8.40 (7.40-8.50)
Epicenter 35.000°N, 141.500°E
Depth unknown
Tsunami yes
Paleo-Event no
Quality of Evidence C

Magnitude Range
Year Reference Magnitude
2016 Yanagisawa et al. (2016) 8.4 (8.3-8.5)
2014 GHEA (GHEC v1.0) 8 (7.4-8)

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