Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 43 km north of Otofuke, Katō-gun, Hokkaido, Japan, on Jan 20, 2016 23:37:26.25
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 6 km depth
20 Jan 14:46 UTC: First to report: NIED after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Jan 2016 14:37:26 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Jan 20, 2016 23:37:26.25
Depth: 6.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.366°N / 143.077°E (Katō-gun, Hokkaido, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Shikaribetsu (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) NNW of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NNW of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) E of Shimo-furano (Furano) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SE of Asahikawa (pop: 356,600) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) ESE of Ashibetsu (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) ESE of Fukagawa (pop: 26,200) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) E of Takikawa (pop: 45,100) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) ENE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
902 km (560 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||6.1 km||TAISETSU MOUNTAINS REG||NIED|
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