It thus becomes of some interest to ascertain how far the influence of a great earthquake may extend from its source, and the present brief note is an attempt to examine this point in the case of one well-known and well-studied earthquake, that of Mino-Owari in Japan on 28th October, 1891. Based on the scale of destruction, it has since been estimated to have had a magnitude of 8.0 on the Richter Scale .

[ 1 ] Its epicenter is believed to have been the Neodani Faultline (35°35’N, 136°20’E), which is … struck the former Japanese provinces of Mino and Owari in the Nōbi Plain in the early morning of October 28 with a surface wave magnitude of 8.0. The event, also referred to as the Nōbi earthquake (濃 … The 1891 Mino–Owari earthquake (美濃尾張地震 , Mino-Owari Jishin) struck the former Japanese provinces of Mino and Owari (present-day Aichi Prefecture) in the Nōbi Plain in the early morning of October 28 with a surface wave magnitude of 8.0. The 1891 Mino–Owari earthquake (美濃尾張地震, Mino-Owari Jishin) struck the former Japanese provinces of Mino and Owari (present-day Aichi Prefecture) in the Nōbi Plain in the early morning of October 28 with a surface wave magnitude of 8.0. The earthquake struck on October 28, 1891, at 6:38am. ca 1892, W. K. Burton and John Milne, The Great Earthquake of Japan, 1891, Yokohama, Lane, Crawford & Co., printed at the Tokyo Tsukiji Type Foundry, 1st edition, green cloth with gilt lettering, oblong 4to (29 x 41 cm), green cloth with gilt, 30 black and white K. Ogawa plates and a lithographic map, plates protected tissue guards with descriptive titles, 71 pages indicated in the table of contents. Media in category "1891 Mino-Owari earthquake" The following 8 files are in this category, out of 8 total. The 1891 Mino–Owari earthquake (美濃尾張地震, Mino-Owari Jishin? )