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M 6.6 - 27km E of Tomakomai, Japan

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    M 6.6 - 27km E of Tomakomai, Japan

    2018-09-05 18:07:58 UTC 42.671?N 141.933?E 33.4 km depth
    Administrative Region

    ISO JPN Country Japan Region Hokkaido
    Nearby Places

    Direction data (below) indicate the position of the event relative to the place.
    • Tomakomai, Japan 27.3 km (17.0 mi) E Population: 174,806
    • Chitose, Japan 28.3 km (17.6 mi) SE Population: 92,942
    • Kitahiroshima, Japan 45.2 km (28.1 mi) SE Population: 62,370
    • Shiraoi, Japan 49.7 km (30.9 mi) ENE Population: 20,804
    • Sapporo, Japan 64.8 km (40.3 mi) SE Population: 1,883,027



    Widespread Blackout, Landslides Triggered in Japan After Powerful Quake
    3 hours agoAssociated Press

    At a Glance

    A magnitude 6.6 earthquake rocked Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday.Several landslides and a widespread blackout of nearly 3 million customers were triggered by the blackout.Three reactors at the Tomari nuclear plant went offline, but were put on backup generators.The epicenter of the quake is located about 40 miles southeast of Sapporo, a major metropolitan area of 1.9 million people...