Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk, 55 km north of Shibetsu, Hokkaido, Japan, on Monday, October 25, 1965 at 22:34 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 170 km depth
Depth: 170.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.12°N / 145.389°E↗ (Sea of Okhotsk, Japan)
Antipode: 44.12°S / 34.611°W↗
Nearest volcano: Shiretoko (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) WNW of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (Russia) (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NNE of Shibetsu (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) N of Nemuro (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) E of Abashiri (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (67 mi) ENE of Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) ENE of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NNE of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) NE of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) E of Asahikawa (pop: 356,600) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) ENE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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