Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 75 km southeast of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan, on Thursday, 3 May 2007 at 18:37 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 49 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 48.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.971°N / 143.128°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Shikaribetsu Group (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (46 mi) ESE of Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (66 mi) S of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) S of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) ESE of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SW of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) SE of Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) E of Muroran (pop: 96,200) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) SE of Ebetsu (pop: 134,000) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) SE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> 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: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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