Mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 74 km south of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Feb 18, 2016 23:09:19.60
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 37 km depth
18 Feb 14:17 UTC: First to report: NIED after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Feb 18, 2016 23:09:19.60
Depth: 37.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.344°N / 144.673°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Akan (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) SSE of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) SW of Nemuro (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) ESE of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) ESE of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SSW of Shibetsu (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (107 mi) SSE of Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SSE of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) S of Abashiri (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) ESE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
856 km (532 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SW of Moyururi Tō Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||37 km||SE OFF TOKACHI||NIED|
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