Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Japan Sea, 90 km west of Noshiro, Akita, Japan, on Sunday, 24 July 1983 at 15:36 (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: 40.047°N / 138.994°E (Japan Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Megata (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) W of Tennō (Katagami) (pop: 22,700) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Noshiro (pop: 51,100) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) WNW of Akita (pop: 320,100) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) W of Ōdate (pop: 64,500) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) WSW of Hirosaki (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) NNW of Sakata (pop: 100,400) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) WSW of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) WNW of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (242 mi) SSW of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
489 km (304 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||eastern Sea of Japan||USGS|
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