Light mag. 4.1 earthquake  - Hokkaido, Japan Region on Sunday, 18 October 2020

18 Oct 12:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.

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Date & time: Sunday, 18 October 2020 12:23 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 18 Oct 9:23 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.2°N / 142.9°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Shikotsu (136 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) SE of Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400)
84 km (52 mi) SW of Obihiro (pop: 173,900)
91 km (57 mi) SW of Otofuke (pop: 40,900)
159 km (99 mi) SE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000)
185 km (115 mi) NE of Hakodate (pop: 275,700)
775 km (482 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600)

Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 8°C (46 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts)

Primary data source: EMSC

Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) [learn more]

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Time Mag. / Depth Location Source
18 Oct 9:23 pm (GMT +9) (18 Oct 12:23:30 UTC) M 4.1 / 60 km Hokkaido, Japan Region EMSC

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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake – Hokkaido, Japan Region on Sunday, 18 October 2020

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  • Date / time UTC

    | Mag |

    Depth

    |

    Age

    |

    Distance

    | Details

  • 11 Mar 2011 05:46

    | 9.1 |

    29km / 18mi

    |

    10 years ago

    |

    436km / 271mi

    | 2011 Great Tohoku Earthquake, Japan

  • 13 Oct 1963 05:17

    | 8.5 |

    35km / 22mi

    |

    57 years ago

    |

    608km / 378mi

    | Kuril Islands (Russia)

  • 02 Mar 1933 17:31

    | 8.4 |

    15km / 9.3mi

    |

    88 years ago

    |

    362km / 225mi

    | 1933 Sanriku (Sanriku-oki) Earthquake, Japan

  • 15 Nov 2006 11:14

    | 8.3 |

    10km / 6.2mi

    |

    14 years ago

    |

    957km / 594mi

    | Kuril Islands (Russia)

  • 04 Oct 1994 13:22

    | 8.3 |

    14km / 8.7mi

    |

    26 years ago

    |

    400km / 249mi

    | Kuril Islands (Russia)

  • 06 Nov 1958 22:58

    | 8.3 |

    35km / 22mi

    |

    62 years ago

    |

    518km / 322mi

    | Kuril Islands (Russia)

  • 25 Sep 2003 19:50

    | 8.2 |

    27km / 17mi

    |

    17 years ago

    |

    94km / 58mi

    | Hokkaido, Japan Region

  • 11 Aug 1969 21:27

    | 8.2 |

    30km / 19mi

    |

    51 years ago

    |

    427km / 265mi

    | Kuril Islands (Russia)

  • 16 May 1968 00:49

    | 8.2 |

    30km / 19mi

    |

    52 years ago

    |

    156km / 97mi

    | Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan

  • 04 Mar 1952 01:22

    | 8.1 |

    45km / 28mi

    |

    69 years ago

    |

    83km / 52mi

    | Hokkaido, Japan Region

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