Magnitude 6.8 - HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION
2004 December 06 14:15:11 UTC
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|Depth||35 km (21.7 miles) set by location program|
|Region||HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION|
|Distances|| 65 km (40 miles) E of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan|
250 km (155 miles) ESE of Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan
930 km (580 miles) NNE of TOKYO, Japan
7140 km (4440 miles) NE of MOSCOW, Russia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 4.1 km (2.5 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=226, Nph=226, Dmin=489.2 km, Rmss=0.72 sec, Gp= 29°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
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At least 4 people injured and power outages occurred in the Kushiro area. Felt at Obihiro. Also felt at Misawa and Sendai, Honshu. Recorded (5U JMA) in the Kushiro area; (5L JMA) in the Obihiro area and in eastern Hokkaido; (4 JMA) in the Chitose-Tomakomai area and in south-central Hokkaido; (3 JMA) in southwestern and central Hokkaido; (2 JMA) in the Shibetsu area; (1 JMA) in northern Hokkaido. Also recorded (3 JMA) in Aomori and Miyagi; (2 JMA) in Akita, Iwate and Yamagata; (1 JMA) in Fukushima, Ibaraki, Niigata and Shizuoka Prefectures, Honshu.
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