Earthquake Strikes SSE of Sendai Nuke Plant
Posted by feww on August 17, 2015
M5.1 earthquake strikes 100km SSE of Sendai, Japan
Centered at 30.8N, 131.1E the quake struck at a depth of about 10km and was felt across the southern tip of Kyushu island, according to Japan’s weather agency.
At the Sendai earthquake monitoring station, the quake registered 3 on Japan’s Seismic Intensity Scale (1 to 7).
Other Significant Earthquakes:
- M5.2, 145km E of Chichi-shima, Japan, 2015-08-17 at 00:45:42UTC depth=7.4km
- M4.0, 1km N of Piedmont, California 2015-08-17 at 13:49:17UTC depth=5.4 km