Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Japan Sea, 82 km west of Noshiro, Akita, Japan, on Wednesday, 15 June 1983 at 07:28 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.459°N / 139.112°E (Japan Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Megata (77 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) WNW of Noshiro (pop: 51,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) NW of Tennō (Katagami) (pop: 22,700) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) W of Hirosaki (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) WSW of Goshogawara (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NW of Akita (pop: 320,100) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) W of Ōdate (pop: 64,500) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) WSW of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) WNW of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) SSW of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
533 km (331 mi) N of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.4||33 km||near the west coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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