Earthquakes occurred in Hokkaido · Hakodate with a maximum seismic intensity of less than 6 · occurred · No risk of tsunami

An earthquake hit by Uchiura Bay of Hokkaido occurred around 14:21 on June 16, 2016, and we recorded a maximum seismic intensity of less than 6 in Hakodate city. On the one hand, the Meteorological Agency says there is no worry about the tsunami caused by this earthquake, but we need vigilance for aftershocks for a while.

Japan Meteorological Agency | Earthquake Information

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The epicenter of this earthquake is estimated to be Uchiura Bay (latitude 42.0 °, east longitude 141.0 °), the depth of the epicenter is estimated to be about 10 km and the magnitude of the earthquake is estimated to be 5.3. Although no major damage such as the collapse of buildings was reported at the time of article creation, it is thought that the ground breaking of about 5 meters in length occurred on the ground of an emergency exit in the gymnasium of Ususpo Elementary School in Nusiri Town, Hakodate City In addition to being confirmed, some damage was confirmed on the walls and glasses of the school building.

According to the Meteorological Agency, the seismic intensity observed at 14:21 is as follows.

Seismic intensity 6 or less
Hokkaido Hakodate City Kawagoe-cho

Seismic intensity 5 or less
Hokkaido Hakodate City Night Town

Seismic intensity 4
Hokkaido Hakodate City Hokkaido Town Shinkamachi * Hakodate City Hinohama-cho Nanaecho Honmachi * Shikabe-cho Miyahama *

Oama-machi, Aomori Prefecture Omaama Kazamura Village Eastern Country

In addition to this, earthquakes with seismic intensity 3 to seismic intensity 1 have been confirmed in a wide area.

◆ Updated 2016/06/16 15: 55
As a result of the investigation by the Meteorological Agency, the depth of the epicenter was corrected from 10 km to 11 km.

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