Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 90 km east of Shikotan, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Thu, 6 Mar 2014 15:41:50 JST
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 9 km depth
Date & time: 6 Mar 2014 06:41:50 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thu, 6 Mar 2014 15:41:50 JST
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.5767°N / 147.7967°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Berutarube (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) ESE of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) ESE of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) ESE of Otrada (pop: 3,220) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) E of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) S of Kuril'sk (pop: 1,720) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) E of Shibetsu (Japan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) ENE of Kushiro (Japan) (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (179 mi) E of Abashiri (Japan) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) E of Motomachi (Abashiri District, Japan) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) E of Kitami (Japan) (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) ESE of Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: JMA
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.6||9 km||北海道東方沖 (Coast of Hokkaido)||JMA|
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