Mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 11 km southeast of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Feb 18, 2016 23:41:45.48
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 58 km depth
18 Feb 14:48 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Feb 18, 2016 23:41:45.48
Depth: 57.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.904°N / 144.475°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Akan (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SE of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SSW of Shibetsu (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) WSW of Nemuro (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) E of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) E of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) SSE of Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SSE of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) S of Abashiri (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) ESE of Asahikawa (pop: 356,600) --> See nearby quakes!
902 km (560 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) WSW of Moyururi Tō Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||58 km||OFF NEMURO PENINSULA||NIED|
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