Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Hokkaido, Japan, on Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 at 10:27 am (GMT +9) -
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 252 km depth
20 Jan 01:35 UTC: First to report: NIED after 8 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 20, 2022 01:27:11 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Thursday, Jan 20, 2022 at 10:27 am (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||44.407°N / 142.618°E (Hokkaido, Japan)|
|Antipode||44.407°S / 37.382°W|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Daisetsu (85 km / 53 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||181 km (112 mi) NNE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Broken Clouds -10.1°C (14 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NNW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|4.3||252 km||Japan: KAMIKAWA-SORACHI REGION||NIED|
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