Magnitude 7.0 - HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION
2004 November 28 18:32:13 UTC
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|Depth||39 km (24.2 miles) set by location program|
|Region||HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION|
|Distances|| 55 km (35 miles) E of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan|
235 km (145 miles) ESE of Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan
930 km (580 miles) NNE of TOKYO, Japan
7125 km (4430 miles) NE of MOSCOW, Russia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 3.1 km (1.9 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=504, Nph=504, Dmin=475.9 km, Rmss=0.77 sec, Gp= 40°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=T
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At least 24 people injured; road damage occurred; power, natural gas and railway service interrupted in the Bekkai-Kushiro-Nemuro area. Minor damage to docks and buildings at Nemuro. A 10 centimeter tsunami was recorded at Nemuro. Felt at Misawa, Honshu. Recorded (5U JMA) in eastern Hokkaido, (4 JMA) in south-central Hokkaido, (3 JMA) in southwestern Hokkaido and (1 JMA) in northern Hokkaido. Also recorded (3 JMA) in Aomori, Iwate and Miyagi; (2 JMA) in Akita, Ibaraki and Yamagata; (1 JMA) in Fukushima, Kanagawa, Saitama, Shizuoka, Tochigi and Tokyo Prefectures, Honshu.
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