Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 130 km south of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Monday, 19 May 1952 at 18:32 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 30 km depth
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.811°N / 144.245°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Akan (176 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
130 km (81 mi) S of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SE of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) SE of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) ESE of Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (125 mi) SSW of Nemuro (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) S of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) ESE of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) ESE of Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) ESE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
787 km (489 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.5||30 km||Hokkaido, Japan region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake North Pacific Ocean, 130 km south of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, 19 May 1952 18:32 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 07 Aug 1952 21:53 UTC| M 5.9 |25 km (15.5 mi) depth|40 km (25 mi) distance| USGS | Details