Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 117 km south of Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Saturday, 17 February 2007 at 08:11 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 44 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 44.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.898°N / 143.556°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Shikaribetsu Group (157 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
109 km (68 mi) ESE of Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SSE of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SSE of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SSW of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) ESE of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) ESE of Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) SE of Ebetsu (pop: 134,000) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) SE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (164 mi) ENE of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
767 km (477 mi) NNE 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||44 km||Hokkaido, Japan region||USGS|
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