Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 42 km southwest of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Jun 07, 2021 11:11:32.54 -

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 42 km southwest of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Jun 07, 2021 11:11:32.54

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 68 km depth

7 Jun 02:18 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Update Mon, 7 Jun 2021, 02:24
Moderate 4.5 quake hits near Kushiro, Kushiro Shi, Hokkaido, Japan
4.5 quake 7 Jun 11:11 am (GMT +9)
4.5 quake 7 Jun 11:11 am (GMT +9)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in the morning on Monday 7 June 2021 at 11:11 am local time near Kushiro, Kushiro Shi, Hokkaido, Japan, as reported by Japan's National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a moderately shallow depth of 67.8 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.0.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Kushiro (pop. 183,600) located 42 km from the epicenter, Obihiro (pop. 173,900) 66 km away, and Otofuke (pop. 40,900) 69 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 7 Jun 2021 02:11:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Jun 07, 2021 11:11:32.54
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 67.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.742°N / 143.974°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Akan (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) SW of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) ESE of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) ESE of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) S of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) SE of Asahikawa (pop: 356,600) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) ESE of Iwamizawa (pop: 85,100) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) E of Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) E of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) E of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
867 km (538 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SE of Hokkaido Island (pop: 5,500,000) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) SW of Kunajiri Island (pop: 7,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 22.7°C (73 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.466 km25 Km S of Kushiro, JapanUSGS

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