Showing posts with label 6.8-magnitude earthquake Hokkaido island. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 6.8-magnitude earthquake Hokkaido island. Show all posts

Saturday, February 02, 2013

6.9-magnitude earthquake hits northern Japan/M6,8 σεισμός σημειώθηκε στις 16.17 (ώρα Ελλάδος) στο νησί Hokkaido της Ιαπωνίας

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake has hit the coast of Hokkaido, Japan, the US Geological Service reports. Two nuclear power plants are in the affected area.
­The quake that occurred at 11:17 pm (14:17 GMT) was marked 5 upper at JMA Seismic Intensity in several places in Hokkaido.
According to the USGC, the epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 120 kilometers.
Shaking could be felt near Hokkaido's capital Sapporo as well as in some regions of Tokyo, which is located down the island.  

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