Magnitude 6.8 - HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION

2004 December 06 14:15:11 UTC

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Magnitude6.8
Date-Time
Location42.907°N, 145.200°E
Depth35 km (21.7 miles) set by location program
RegionHOKKAIDO, 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 Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.1 km (2.5 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=226, Nph=226, Dmin=489.2 km, Rmss=0.72 sec, Gp= 29°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
Source
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Event IDusrsas
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  • Felt Reports

    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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