Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Japan Sea, 92 km west of Noshiro, Akita, Japan, on Sunday, 19 June 1983 at 04:35 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 31 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 30.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.03°N / 138.968°E (Japan Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Megata (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (54 mi) W of Tennō (Katagami) (pop: 22,700) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WSW of Noshiro (pop: 51,100) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) WNW of Akita (pop: 320,100) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) WSW of Hirosaki (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NNW of Sakata (pop: 100,400) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NNW of Tsuruoka (pop: 99,800) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) WSW of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) W of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (243 mi) SSW of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
487 km (303 mi) N of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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