Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Japan Sea, 93 km northwest of Noshiro, Akita, Japan, on Friday, 24 June 1983 at 02:09 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.637°N / 139.08°E (Japan Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Megata (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) WNW of Noshiro (pop: 51,100) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) W of Goshogawara (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) W of Hirosaki (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) W of Kuroishi (pop: 38,600) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) WNW of Ōdate (pop: 64,500) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NW of Akita (pop: 320,100) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) W of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) WNW of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (205 mi) SW of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
553 km (344 mi) N of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.3||33 km||near the west coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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