The Earthquake in Japan

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Title: The Earthquake in Japan

Author(s): Joseph S. Ruble

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 20

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 210-220

Keywords: none

Date: 2/1/1924

Abstract:
The first earthquake shock on September 1, 1923, was at 11.50 a. m., the second about ¾ of a min. later, the third about 3 ½ min. later, and the fourth 11 min. later. The maximum intensity of the shock resulted in a horizontal motion, as recorded at the Imperial University in Tokyo, of 5 ½ in.