Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 57 km southwest of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Saturday, 4 September 1926 at 15:37 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.501°N / 144.102°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Akan (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (36 mi) SSW of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ESE of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SE of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) E of Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) S of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (92 mi) S of Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) SE of Asahikawa (pop: 356,600) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (128 mi) E of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) ESE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
848 km (527 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.4||35 km||Hokkaido, Japan region||USGS|
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