12/13/1703 | 1703 Kanto Earthquake


Events in the same region
Date Title Region Preferred Magnitude Quality*
1703 Dec 13th 1703 Kanto Earthquake Sagami 8.2 C
  • Yanagisawa and Goto (2017) -Yanagisawa, H., & Goto, K. (2017). Source model of the 1703 Genroku Kanto earthquake tsunami based on historical documents and numerical simulations: modeling of an offshore fault along the Sagami Trough. Earth, Planets and Space, 69(1), 1-13. - 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
  • Grunewald and Stein (2006) -Grunewald E.D., Stein R.S., 2006. A new 1649-1884 catalog of destructive earthquakes near Tokyo and implications for the long-term seismic process. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, B12306, 15 pp.. https://doi.org/10.1029/2005JB004059 - Link
  • Utsu (2002) -Utsu, T., 2002, A list of deadly earthquakes in the World: 1500-2000, in International Handbook of Earthquake and Engineering Seismology Part A, edited by Lee, W.K., Kanamori, H., Jennings, P.C., and Kisslinger, C., pp. 691-717, Academic Press, San Diego. - Link
Event Characteristics
Preferred Magnitude 8.20 (8.00-8.50)
Epicenter 35.030°N, 139.660°E
Depth unknown
Tsunami yes
Paleo-Event no
Quality of Evidence C

Magnitude Range
Year Reference Magnitude
2017 Yanagisawa and Goto (2017) 8.3 (8.2-8.5)
2014 GHEA (GHEC v1.0) 8.2 (8-8.4)
2006 Grunewald and Stein (2006) 8.2 (8-8.4)
2002 Utsu (2002) 8.1

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