Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 82 km southeast of Shikotan, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:58:47 JST
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 12 km depth
Date & time: 16 Mar 2014 07:58:47 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:58:47 JST
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.48°N / 147.635°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Berutarube (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) ESE of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) ESE of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) E of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) E of Shibetsu (Japan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) ENE of Kushiro (Japan) (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) E of Abashiri (Japan) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (179 mi) E of Motomachi (Abashiri District, Japan) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (189 mi) E of Kitami (Japan) (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
518 km (322 mi) SE of Korsakov (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
544 km (338 mi) SE of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (pop: 176,500) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) ESE of Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) ESE of Kunajiri Island (pop: 7,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: JMA
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.7||12 km||北海道東方沖 (Coast of Hokkaido)||JMA|
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