Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Hokkaido, Japan Region, on Monday, 13 August 2001 at 20:11 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 38 km depth
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.046°N / 142.308°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Mutsu-Hiuchi-dake (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) ENE of Misawa (pop: 42,800) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NE of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) ESE of Mutsu (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) NE of Ichinohe (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) ENE of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) S of Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) ENE of Namioka (Aomori) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) ESE of Hakodate (pop: 275,700) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) SSE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
638 km (396 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.4||38 km||Hokkaido, Japan region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake Hokkaido, Japan Region, 13 August 2001 20:11 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 24 Aug 2001 09:48 UTC| M 5.2 |58.8 km (36.5 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details