Very strong earthquake near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan, close to Miyake-Jima volcano - At least 4 injuries

Last update: April 18, 2013 at 10:07 am by By

– Update April 18 - 09:34 UTC: The video below shows some slight damage on the Miyake island Update 15:48 UTC: 4 people were reported slightly injured on Miyake-Island. One man was injured by a landslide. (Several landslides occurred on the island, blocking roads and trails) The others, two of … [Read more...]

Japan earthquake list

Last update: April 26, 2012 at 3:16 pm by By

Back to the Region / Country OVERVIEW page The list below shows the last Japanese earthquakes In depth articles on Japanese earthquakes written by - soon to come Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Japan time = UTC +9 [quake location="Japan" … [Read more...]

Very strong earthquake near the Hokkaido Coast, Japan

Last update: November 24, 2011 at 11:43 am by By

Earthquake overview : At 07:25 PM local time a very strong earthquake occurred at intermediate depth near the Hokkaido coast, Japan. JMA Japan has reported a weakening depth of 30 km. Max. reported intensity is 5- (on a scale from 0 to 7) "I have Felt it" Reports --> see below + Let us … [Read more...]

More than 50 million people have felt today's 6.2 magnitude aftershock in Honshu, Japan

Last update: September 15, 2011 at 9:49 pm by By

Earthquake overview : A very strong 6.2 magnitude aftershock struck on 17:00 (05:00 PM) local Japanese Time approx. 70 km out of the Honshu coast. A maximum moderate shaking was experienced, but tens of millions of people have felt this aftershock and are once again reminded at the destructive March … [Read more...]

Earthquake Shizuoka prefecture, Japan (01/08/2011) - 13 people injured (2 seriously)

Last update: August 11, 2011 at 9:11 pm by By

Earthquake overview : Very strong shallow earthquake with epicenter in the middle of the Suruga Bay. The earthquake occurred just before midnight and was felt as far as Tokyo as a light shaking. ASTERSHOCK August 12 2011 M 5.0      2011/08/11 19:37     Depth 16.0  km     NEAR THE SOUTH COAST … [Read more...]

Wakayama (Japan) earthquake 05/07/2011 : 11 houses damaged

Last update: July 8, 2011 at 7:44 am by By has made a short video based on the text below. Feel free to take a look. I Have Felt It Report from Wakayama : I was driving in Wakayama city and didn't feel a thing but my wife called me 5 minutes later when I was in a store saying we just had a big quake. Then we had … [Read more...]

Very strong seaquake (not aftershock!) at approx. 80 km from Tanegashima Island, Kyushu, Japan

Last update: April 9, 2011 at 2:03 pm by By

UPDATE 13:55 UTC : Based on the stronger calculations of USGS approx. 33,000 people will have experienced a MMI V moderate shaking (JMA exopects a lesser shaking) UPDATE 13:35 UTC : Aftershocks are expected and some of them might be closer to the islands. UPDATE 13:23 UTC : The intensity … [Read more...]

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake damages Nagano surroundings

Last update: March 16, 2011 at 1:01 am by By

UPDATE From the Niigata prefecture, the following is the latest  damage from headquarters of the Niigata Prefecture Govt. (as of 14th March 2011) No deaths reported as a result of this quake. 1 heavy injury sustained in Joetsu city. The following cities had minor injuries (31) sustained: 2 … [Read more...]

Earthquake Honshu Japan : Tokyo had a narrow escape ... again

Last update: March 12, 2011 at 11:39 pm by By

UPDATE March 13, 2011 This article has been written by on January 25, before the Christchurch earthquakes. We wrote it because we had commented on a number of moderate earthquakes in the direct vicinity of Tokyo. The text we have written in January is still valid today after … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list February 21, 2011

Last update: February 22, 2011 at 5:30 am by By

M 6.3      2011/02/21 23:51      Depth 5 km     CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND At least 65 dead. Very strong Magnitude 6.3 earthquake in New Zealand South Island Please read our in-depth report about this earthquake - Click here - An in-depth article is being written at this … [Read more...]