Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 81 km east of Mutsu, Aomori, Japan, on Friday, 3 June 1960 at 16:18 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 81 km east of Mutsu, Aomori, Japan, on Friday, 3 June 1960 at 16:18 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 64 km depth

Date & time: 3 Jun 1960 16:18:06 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Profondeur: 64.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.555°N / 142.121°E (Océan Pacifique Nord, Japon)
Volcan le plus près: E-san (84 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km ENE de Mutsu (pop: 49,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
89 km SSO de Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
114 km NNE de Misawa (pop: 42,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
118 km E de Hakodate (pop: 275,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
126 km SE de Muroran (pop: 96,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
128 km SSE de Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
128 km NNE de Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
146 km SSE de Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
180 km SSE de Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
686 km NNE de Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.664 kmHokkaido, Japan regionUSGS
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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 81 km east of Mutsu, Aomori, Japan, on Friday, 3 June 1960 at 16:18 (GMT)
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