Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.2 - Kawakami-gun, 50 km a nord da Kushiro, Hokkaido, Giappone, giovedì, 22 gennaio 1959

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.2 - Kawakami-gun, 50 km a nord da Kushiro, Hokkaido, Giappone, giovedì, 22 gennaio 1959

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 15 km depth

Data & ora: 22 Jan 1959 07:33:18 UTC
Magnitudine: 6.2
Profondità: 15.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 43.425°N / 144.373°E (Kawakami-gun, Hokkaido, Giappone)
Vulcano più vicino: Birao (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km SSE da Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
50 km N da Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
57 km SE da Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
66 km OSO da Shibetsu (pop: 21,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
67 km S da Abashiri (pop: 42,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
98 km O da Nemuro (pop: 31,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
107 km ENE da Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
110 km ENE da Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
248 km E da Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
949 km NNE da Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.215 kmHokkaido, Japan regionUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake Kawakami-gun, 50 km north of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, 22 January 1959 07:33 GMT

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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Kawakami-gun, 50 km north of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Thursday, 22 January 1959 at 07:33 (GMT)

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