Strong Earthquake Ryukyu Islands. Japan 02-Mar-14 (E140612011)

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Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below
Magnitude 6.7 [subject to review and confirmation]
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser

  • Date-Time: 2014-03-02T20:11:22.420Z UTC
  • Earthquake location: 27.419°N, 127.365°E
  • Seismic Region: 20 – Southwestern Japan and Ryukyu Islands
  • Seismic Geo Area: 2380 – Ryukyu Islands. Japan
  • Earthquake depth: 112.3 km
  • Distances:
    1. 110km (68mi) NNW of Nago, Japan
    2. 119km (73mi) NNW of Ishikawa, Japan
    3. 127km (78mi) NNW of Okinawa, Japan
    4. 128km (79mi) NNW of Gushikawa, Japan
    5. 1126km (699mi) S of Seoul, South Korea
  • Tsunamigenic: YES (Note this does not means there was a tsunami, just that the earthquake has characteristics that could cause a tsunami.)
  • Felt reports?: No
  • Status: REVIEWED
  • Event ID: usb000mzmn

Mag 6+ events in region in the last 20 years ~500 miles radius of the event (Max 100) from IRIS
(The current event may not appear for a few minutes or so after the time.)
The above events in the IRIS Earthquake Browser 3D viewer

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One Response to Strong Earthquake Ryukyu Islands. Japan 02-Mar-14 (E140612011)

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