Monday, March 28, 2011

Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Hits Japan

. Monday, March 28, 2011

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake rocks northeastern Japan on Monday morning, March 28,2011 at 07:24 AM at epicenter. There were no immediate reports of damage and victims from the quake. But the Japan's Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami warning -although a small tsunami- for the regions at Pacific coast. The tsunami waves estimated that only about 50 cm.

The quake location at 38.402°N, 142.102°E ; 109 km (67 miles) E of Sendai ; 80 kilometers east of Oshika Peninsula in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan with a depth of 17.1 km (10.6 miles).
Agency Withdrawn the Tsunami warning at 9:05 am. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) had earlier said the quake is magnitude 6.5 but later revised its power to M 6.1. Japan's agency said the quake is likely an aftershock of the massive earthquake that occurred on two weeks ago wuth M 9.0.


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