Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 146 km south of Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Monday, 30 April 2007 at 07:21 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 47 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 46.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.695°N / 143.861°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Shikaribetsu Group (186 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
142 km (89 mi) ESE of Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SSE of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) SSW of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SSE of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) ESE of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) ESE of Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (146 mi) S of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (159 mi) SE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) ENE of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
759 km (472 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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