Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 137 km south of Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Thursday, 8 March 2007 at 01:25 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 42 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 42.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.684°N / 143.261°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: E-san (174 km / 108 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) SE of Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) S of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (90 mi) S of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) SSW of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) SE of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) SE of Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) NE of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) SE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) ENE of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
735 km (457 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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