Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Hokkaido, Japan Region, on Monday, 14 October 2002 at 14:12 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 61 km depth
Depth: 61.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.174°N / 142.249°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Mutsu-Hiuchi-dake (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
649 km (403 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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|M 6.1||61 km||Hokkaido, Japan region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Hokkaido, Japan Region, 14 October 2002 14:12 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 06 Jan 2003 04:42 UTC| M 5.0 |57.2 km (35.5 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details