1953 Shinko Earthquake
|Date||26 November 1953|
|Origin time||03:48:55 Nakama National Time|
|Depth||25 km (15.5 mi)|
|Countries or regions||Nakama|
|Max. intensity||IX (Violent)|
|Aftershocks||3 above 6 magnitude scale|
The 1953 Shinko Earthquake struck at 3:48 on 26 November local time (17:48 UTC on 25 November) with a magnitude of 7.96. The epicenter was on the Higashima Island in Shinko Prefecture, about 37 kilometres west of the city of Shinko.