Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 37 km southwest of Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Tuesday, 19 September 1967 at 10:56 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 80 km depth
Depth: 80.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.065°N / 145.297°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Musa (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) SW of Nemuro (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SSE of Shibetsu (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) E of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SE of Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SE of Abashiri (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SE of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) E of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) ESE of Asahikawa (pop: 356,600) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (199 mi) E of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
951 km (591 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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