Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 64 km west of Aomori, Japan, on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 21:50 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 140 km depth
4 Jun 22:05 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
Depth: 140.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.96°N / 140°E↗ (Japan Sea, Japan)
Antipode: 40.96°S / 40°W↗
Nearest volcano: Iwaki (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) WNW of Shimokizukuri (Tsugaru) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) WNW of Goshogawara (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) WNW of Namioka (Aomori) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NW of Hirosaki (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NW of Kuroishi (pop: 38,600) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) WNW of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) N of Noshiro (pop: 51,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NNW of Ōdate (pop: 64,500) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (161 mi) SSW of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
587 km (365 mi) N of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) SSE of Okushiri Island (pop: 3,340) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.2||140 km||Eastern Honshu, Japan||EMSC|
|4.2||140 km||35 km WNW of Shimokizukuri, Japan||USGS|
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