Deep M6.9 earthquake hits Ogasawara region, Japan

Deep M6.9 earthquake hits Ogasawara region, Japan

A very strong earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.8 at a depth of 490 km (304 miles) struck the Ogasawara (Bonin Islands) region of Japan at 08:25 UTC (17:26 JST) on April 18, 2020. The USGS is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 458 km (284 miles); EMSC M6.6 at a depth…

New eruptive activity at Nishinoshima volcano, Japan

New eruptive activity at Nishinoshima volcano, Japan

A new eruptive activity is taking place at Japanese Nishinoshima volcano in Ogasawara (Bonin Islands). The Japan Meteorological Agency reported a bright spot emerging in Himawari-8 imagery it Nishinoshima on July 12. In addition, a brown smoke was seen rising from…

Deep M6.1 earthquake hits Bonin Islands, Japan region

Deep M6.1 earthquake hits Bonin Islands, Japan region

A deep earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.1 hit Bonin Islands, Japan at 17:26 UTC on September 7, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 460 km (285.8 miles). USGS is reporting the same magnitude and depth. According to the USGS, the epicenter was located…

Very strong and deep M6.9 earthquake registered near Bonin Islands, Japan

Very strong and deep M6.9 earthquake registered near Bonin Islands, Japan

A very strong and deep earthquake registered by JMA as M6.9 at a depth of 480 km (298 miles) hit near Bonin Islands (Ogasawara Islands) at 12:18 UTC on June 23, 2015. USGS is reporting it as M6.3 at a depth of 455.9 km (283.3 miles).According to the USGS, epicenter was

M6.1 deep earthquake hit Bonin Islands region, Japan

M6.1 deep earthquake hit Bonin Islands region, Japan

A strong and deep earthquake measuring M6.1 (JMA) hit Bonin Islands region, Japan, on June 30, 2014 at 19:55 UTC. JMA is reporting depth of 561 km. USGS reported M6.2 at depth of 512.4 km (318.4 miles).Epicenter was located 359 km (223 miles) WN

New island emerged off the coast of Tokyo, Bonin Islands

New island emerged off the coast of Tokyo, Bonin Islands

A new island has emerged off the coast of Tokyo on October 20, 2013, as a result of underwater volcano eruption.

Advisories from the coast guard and the Japan Meteorological Agency said the island is about 200 meters (660 feet) in diameter. The island emerged 1 000