Articles tagged "east coast of honshu"

Very strong M6.6 earthquake hit near the east coast of Honshu, Japan

A very strong earthquake registered as M6.6 at a depth of 50 km (31 miles) by Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) hit near the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 21:12 UTC on May 12, 2015 (06:12 JST on May 13). USGS is reporting it as M6.8 at a depth of 38.9 km (24.1 miles).

May 12, 2015

Strong and shallow M5.9 earthquake off the east coast of Honshu, Japan

A strong and shallow M5.9 (JMA) earthquake was registered off the east coast of Honshu, Japan on February 21, 2015 at 10:13 UTC. JMA is reporting depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting this earthquake as M6.1 at the same depth.This is now the 14th moderate to str

February 21, 2015

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the east coast of Honshu, Japan

A strong and shallow M6.1 (JMA) earthquake was registered off the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 04:25 UTC on February 20, 2015. JMA is reporting depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 13.5 km (8.38 miles).Including the February 16th M6.9, this

February 20, 2015

Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hit near the east coast of Honshu, Japan

A very strong and shallow M6.9 (JMA) earthquake was registered near the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 23:06 UTC on February 16, 2015. JMA is reporting depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 23 km (14.2 miles). JMA is describing this quake as a

February 17, 2015

Strong earthquake M 7.3 struck off the east coast of Honshu, Japan - multiple strong aftershocks followed

Strong earthquake with recorded magnitude 7.3 struck off the east coast of Honshu, Japan on December 7, 2012 at 08:18 UTC according to USGS and EMSC. Epicenter was located 245 km (152 miles) SE of Kamaishi, Japan and 245 km (152 miles) ESE of Ofunato, Japan.

December 07, 2012

6.4 magnitude earthquake hit near east coast of Honshu, Japan

6.4 magnitude earthquake hit near east coast of Honshu, Japan on June 17, 2012 at 20:32 UTC (5:32 JST, June 18) according to USGS. Epicenter was located 115 km (72 miles) SE (142°) from Morioka, Honshu, Japan (38.894°N, 141.946°E). Recorded depth by usgs was 31.8

June 17, 2012

Strong M 6.3 earthquake struck off the east coast of Honshu

Strong earthquake with recorded magnitude 6.3 struck off the coast of Honshu, Japan on June 5, 2012 at 19:31 UTC according to Japan Meteorological Agency. Epicenter was located 153 km (95 miles) ESE of TOKYO, Japan (34.952°N, 141.178°E). USGS is reporting magnitude

June 05, 2012

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck off the east coast of Honshu, series of strong aftershocks followed

Strong and shallow earthquake with magnitude 6.0 struck off the east coast of Honshu, Japan on Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 07:19 UTC. Epicenter was located 179 km (111 miles) E of Morioka, Honshu, Japan (39.597°N, 143.242°E). USGS recorded depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).

May 20, 2012

Swarm of earthquakes off the east coast of Honshu, Japan - Updates

Just 3 days after Japan marked the first anniversary of Great Tohoku earthquake and tsunami disaster that followed - a swarm of earthquakes hit the same region of Japan. Although reports of new earthquakes are still coming in - no damage or tsunami was reported. Area

March 14, 2012

M 6.0 earthquake near the east coast of Honshu, Japan

USGS reported magnitude 6.0 earthquake with depth of 10 km at 06:21 (UTC, Feb. 14, 2012) near the east coast of Honshu, Japan. Epicenter was 70 km of the coast, 165 km of Tokyo, 136 km of Fukushima nuclear plant. Earthquake-report.com calls it moderately dangerous

February 14, 2012