Very strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Kawakami-gun, 46 km southeast of Kitami, Ktiami Shi, Hokkaido, Japan, on Saturday, 4 November 1967 at 14:30 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 30 km depth
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.523°N / 144.316°E (Kawakami-gun, Hokkaido, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Birao (8 km / 5 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) SSE of Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SE of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) S of Abashiri (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) N of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Shibetsu (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) WNW of Nemuro (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) NE of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NE of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) ENE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
957 km (595 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> 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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|6.7||30 km||Hokkaido, Japan region||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 04 Nov 1967 14:46 UTC| M 5.6 |30 km (18.6 mi) depth|5 km (3 mi) distance| USGS | Details