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Significant Shock Hits Coast of Chiba, Japan

Posted by feww on March 14, 2012

Magnitude 6.1 shock hits off the coast of Chiba, Japan

Magnitude: 6.1Mw
Region: Off Coast of Chiba (Chiba-ken Toho-oki), Japan
Time: 12:05 UTC
Epicenter: 35.8°N, 141.1°E
Depth: 10 km
Source: JMA

Distances (USGS)

  • 77 km (48 miles) SSE (163°) from Mito, Honshu, Japan
  • 89 km (56 miles) E (87°) from TOKYO, Japan
  • 152 km (94 miles) S (186°) from Iwaki, Honshu, Japan

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5th Strong Quake Strikes Japan Region

Posted by feww on August 17, 2009

Magnitude 6.5 Quake Strikes SW Ryukyu Islands, Japan

FEWW anticipates more earthquakes measuring 6+ to strike Japan Region in 2009

Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported an earthquake measuring 6.5 striking Ishigakijima Kinkai area, SW Ryukyu Islands, Japan region at a depth of 10km on  17 Aug 2009 at 19:11 JST ( 10:11UTC).

Details of the earthquake were as follows:

Earthquake Information
Occurred at: 19:11 JST 17 Aug 2009
Latitude: 23.1N
Longitude: 123.7E
Depth: about 10km
Magnitude: 6.5

Tsunami Warning

JMA issued a tsunami advisory/warning for MIYAKOJIMA and YAEYAMA areas cautioning of sea-level rises of about 0.5 meters. However, there were NO reports of damage, it said

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Source: Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA). Image may be subject to copyright.

USGS reported the event as measuring 6.4Mw [Event ID: us2009kkay] followed by an aftershock of magnitude 5.5 [Event ID: us2009kkaz.]

10-degree Map Centered at 25°N,125°E

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EQ Location Map. Source: USGS

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