Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - Tokachi-gun, 33 km east of Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on May 12, 2021 16:09:48.11 -
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 127 km depth
12 May 07:16 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 12, 2021 16:09:48.11
Depth: 126.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.988°N / 143.592°E (Tokachi-gun, Hokkaido, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Akan (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) E of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) ENE of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) W of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SSW of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SSW of Abashiri (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SE of Asahikawa (pop: 356,600) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) E of Iwamizawa (pop: 85,100) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) E of Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (113 mi) E of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
878 km (546 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: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.5||127 km||TOKACHI REGION, Japan||NIED|
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