Articles tagged "iwaki"

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6.2 earthquake hits off the east coast of Japan

According to USGS an earthquake magnitude 6.2 hit 304 km (188 miles) E of Iwaki, 349 km (216 miles) ESE of Sendai, 418 km (259 miles) ENE of Tokyo, Japan (36.776°N, 143.773°E) on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 09:44:07 PM. Epicentre was located at depth of 10 km (6.2

August 18, 2011

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Magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck near Iwaki, Japan

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake has been felt in north-east Japan, shaking buildings in the capital Tokyo, USGS reporting. It occurred at 0354 local time on Sunday (1854 GMT Saturday), at a depth of 44km (27 miles), 18 km (11 miles) ESE of Iwaki and 184 km (114 miles)

July 30, 2011