Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 142 km south of Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Sunday, 13 June 1965 at 07:06 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 38 km depth
Depth: 38.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.705°N / 143.727°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Shikaribetsu Group (181 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
132 km (82 mi) ESE of Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) SSE of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SSE of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SSW of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) ESE of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) SE of Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) NE of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (154 mi) SE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) ENE of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
755 km (469 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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