Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Yamakoshi-gun, 37 km northwest of Date, Hokkaido, Japan, on Apr 29, 2021 15:43:44.84 -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 175 km depth
29 Apr 06:53 UTC: First to report: NIED after 9 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 29, 2021 15:43:44.84
Depth: 175.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.605°N / 140.45°E (Yamakoshi-gun, Hokkaido, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Usu (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) SW of Niseko Town (pop: 4,650) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WNW of Date (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) S of Iwanai (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NW of Muroran (pop: 96,200) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SW of Otaru (pop: 143,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) N of Kamiiso (pop: 38,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SW of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) W of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NNW of Hakodate (pop: 275,700) --> See nearby quakes!
772 km (480 mi) N of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||175 km||SHIRIBESHI REGION, Japan||NIED|
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