Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 50 km southeast of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan, on Monday, 28 April 1952 at 10:54 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 65 km depth
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.964°N / 142.718°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: E-san (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) SE of Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSW of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) SE of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SSW of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SE of Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (90 mi) ENE of Mutsu (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) SE of Hiroshima (pop: 62,400) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) ESE of Muroran (pop: 96,200) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
745 km (463 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.2||65 km||Hokkaido, Japan region||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 31 Aug 1952 16:09 UTC| M 6.1 |63.9 km (39.7 mi) depth|3 km (2 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 53 km southeast of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan, on Sunday, 31 August 1952 at 16:09 (GMT)