Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 58 km east of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Thursday, 24 July 1952 at 22:09 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.8°N / 145.051°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Mashu (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) ESE of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SW of Nemuro (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) S of Shibetsu (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SE of Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SE of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SSE of Abashiri (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) E of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) E of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) E of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
915 km (569 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||35 km||Hokkaido, Japan region||USGS|
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