Deep M6.1 earthquake hits Bonin Islands region, Japan

Deep M6.1 earthquake hits Bonin Islands region, Japan

A deep earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.1 hit off the west coast of Ogasawara Islands, Japan at 04:49 UTC on January 16, 2023 (13:49 LT). The agency is reporting a depth of 400 km (248 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 405 km (252 miles).

Significant underwater gas emissions at Nishinoshima volcano, Japan

Significant underwater gas emissions at Nishinoshima volcano, Japan

Satellites are registering significant underwater gas emissions at Nishinoshima volcano, Japan following increased eruptive activity at the volcano that started in September 2022. The activity at the volcano further intensified on October 2 and 3.

M6.1 earthquake hits near the south coast of Honshu, Japan at an intermediate depth

M6.1 earthquake hits near the south coast of Honshu, Japan at an intermediate depth

A strong earthquake, registered by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) as M6.1, hit off the southeast coast of Mie Prefecture, Honshu, Japan at 08:08 UTC on November 14, 2022 (17:08 JST). The agency is reporting a depth of 350 km (217 miles). USGS is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 357 km (222 miles); EMSC M6.1 at a depth of 352 km (218 miles).