Magnitude 6.0 - Off the east coast of Honshu, Japan

Only hour an half after strong 6.6 magnitude earthquake, another 6.0 earthquake followed by half dozen of 5.5+ magnitude earthquakes struck near east coast of Honshu, Japan.

USGS reporting that epicenter was 137 km (85 miles) ESE of Hachinohe,  172 km (106 miles) ENE of Morioka, 205 km (127 miles) ESE of Aomori, Honshu, Japan (40.221°N, 143.050°E) which is at almost the same location as previous 6.6 magnitude earthquake. The epicenter was 20.2 km (12.6 miles) deep.

JMA reports about 5.9 magnitude.


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