Very strong earthquake near the Hokkaido Coast, Japan

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...]

Very strong aftershocks (seashocks) in the northern part of Honshu, Japan

UPDATE 3:31 UTC : JMA has not listed the current aftershocks. Other international seismological services (USGS, EMSC) are picking up the signals though. UPDATE 3:18 UTC : As the current aftershocks are coming near to Hokkaido, here are some historical earthquakes which have struck Hokkaido in the … [Read more...]