Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Japan Sea, 106 km west of Noshiro, Akita, Japan, on Friday, 1 July 1983 at 23:32 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.046°N / 138.799°E (Japan Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Megata (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) W of Tennō (Katagami) (pop: 22,700) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) W of Noshiro (pop: 51,100) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) WNW of Akita (pop: 320,100) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) WSW of Hirosaki (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) NW of Sakata (pop: 100,400) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NNW of Tsuruoka (pop: 99,800) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) WSW of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) W of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) SSW of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
491 km (305 mi) N of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.7||33 km||eastern Sea of Japan||USGS|
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