Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - 44 km southwest of Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on May 05, 2021 15:33:50.09 -
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Weak magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 76 km depth
5 May 06:40 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 05, 2021 15:33:50.09
Depth: 76.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.692°N / 142.754°E↗ (Obihiro Shi, Hokkaido, Japan)
Antipode: 42.692°S / 37.246°W↗
Nearest volcano: Tokachi (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (28 mi) SW of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SW of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NE of Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSE of Shimo-furano (Furano) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) E of Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) E of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SE of Iwamizawa (pop: 85,100) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) ESE of Ebetsu (pop: 134,000) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) ESE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
822 km (511 mi) NNE 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: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.6||76 km||HIDAKA MOUNTAINS REGION, Japan||NIED|
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