Magnitude 6.8 - HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION

2008 September 11 00:20:52 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.8
Date-Time
Location41.976°N, 143.630°E
Depth35 km (21.7 miles) set by location program
RegionHOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION
Distances130 km (80 miles) SSW of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan
240 km (150 miles) SSE of Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan
240 km (150 miles) ESE of Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
775 km (480 miles) NNE of TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 7.7 km (4.8 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=184, Nph=185, Dmin=0 km, Rmss=1.21 sec, Gp= 0,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2008wvag
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Felt Reports

Felt (IV) at Sapporo and (III) at Misawa. Felt at Hakodate and Otofuke. Recorded (5L JMA) in southern Hokkaido. Also recorded (3 JMA) in Aomori and Iwate; (2 JMA) in Akita, Miyagi and Yamagata; (1 JMA) in Fukushima, Gumma, Ibaraki and Tochigi. A small tsunami was recorded at Hanasaki.

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