Saturday, November 12, 2016

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes 70 km off coast of Japan (local time: 06:43, Depth 72 km)

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 struck off the coast of Japan, 65 km east-northeast of the city of Sendai, at 6:43 a.m. on Saturday (2143 GMT Friday), the U.S. Geological Survey said.


The Japan Meteorological Agency said no tsunami warning had been posted.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said "a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is not expected".
 Reuters
11/11/16
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  • Magnitude Mw 6.2

Region NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Date time 2016-11-11 21:43:02.4 UTC
Location 38.55 N ; 141.58 E
Depth 72 km

Distances

69 km NE of Sendai-shi, Japan / pop: 1,038,000 / local time: 06:43:02.4 2016-11-12
29 km NE of Ishinomaki, Japan / pop: 118,000 / local time: 06:43:02.4 2016-11-12
 emsc-csem.org
11/11/16
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