Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 38 km east of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Sunday, 11 April 2004 at 18:06 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 42 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 41.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.918°N / 144.836°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Mashu (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) E of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SW of Nemuro (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) SSW of Shibetsu (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SSE of Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) SE of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SSE of Abashiri (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) E of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) E of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (177 mi) E of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
917 km (570 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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|6.1||42 km||Hokkaido, Japan region||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 06 May 2004 13:43 UTC| M 5.5 |28.6 km (17.8 mi) depth|46 km (29 mi) distance| USGS | Details