Shallow 6.2 earthquake hit Suruga Bay, Japan

Shallow 6.2 earthquake hit Suruga Bay, Japan

Very strong shallow earthquake meassured as 6.2 magnitude by USGS seismographs, struck at 14:58:08 UTC with epicenter in the middle of the Suruga Bay (34.635°N, 138.443°E). The earthquake occurred on depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), 32 km (19 miles) S of Shizuoka

Magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck near Iwaki, Japan

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)

6.2 earthquake hits Japan

6.2 earthquake hits Japan

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that another strong earthquake has jolted northeastern Japan, the same region devastated by March’s massive quake and tsunami. There are no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and no tsunami warning is in effect.The

6.4 earthquake struck near Morioka, Honshu, Japan

6.4 earthquake struck near Morioka, Honshu, Japan

According to USGS a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hits 112 km (69 miles) SE of Morioka and 125 km (77 miles) NE of Sendai, Honshu, Japan at depth of 38.6km at 04:34:24 UTC.  Japan’s Meteorological Agency says a strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude

Magnitude 7.0 hits Japan

Magnitude 7.0 hits Japan

Strong 7.0 magnitude earthquake hits Japan at 10:57 a.m. The epicenter was 212 km (131 miles) E of Sendai, 239 km (148 miles) ENE of Iwaki, 250 km (155 miles) E of Fukushima, Honshu at depth of 18 km (11.2 miles) according to USGS. EMSC’s seismographs recorded 7.2

Strong quakes east of Tokyo, Japan

Strong quakes east of Tokyo, Japan

An earthquake magnitude 6,1 epicentred at 35.617°N, 140.452°E, 64km east of Tokyo struck at a depth of 42,9km at 13:37 on April 21th. The quake was followed by a number of aftershocks, the largest of which measured 5,6. (USGS)According to Fire-Earth si

Fault-finding coral reefs can predict the site of coming earthquakes

Fault-finding coral reefs can predict the site of coming earthquakes

In the wake of the devastating loss of life in Japan, the urgent question is where the next big earthquake will hit. To answer it, geologist Prof. Zvi Ben-Avraham and his doctoral student Gal Hartman of Tel Aviv University's Department of Physics and Planetary Scien

Is Japan going to sink? pt.1

Is Japan going to sink? pt.1

Record land mass movement has been observed in Miyagi. Quake-hit Oshika Peninsula moved 5.3 meters and dropped 1.2 meters according to Geospatial Information Authority. Government showed both records data on Saturday. Geospatial Information Authority based in Tsukuba

Japan earthquake sped up Antarctica ice stream

Japan earthquake sped up Antarctica ice stream

The 9.0-magnitude earthquake that rocked Japan on Friday (March 11) and sent a tsunami travelling across the Pacific Ocean had another long-range effect: It momentarily caused a glacier in Antarctica to speed its flow, researchers have said.The Whillans glacier,