Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 99 km southeast of Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Monday, 26 February 2007 at 17:02 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 96 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 96.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.099°N / 143.683°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Shikaribetsu Group (138 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) SSE of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) SSE of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) ESE of Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSW of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) ESE of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) ESE of Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) S of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) ESE of Ebetsu (pop: 134,000) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ESE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
792 km (492 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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