EQ of M 6.2 Japan, Awaji Island

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posted on Apr, 12 2013 @ 03:44 PM
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EQ was shallow one of 10 km, area populated ..

Hope all is ok there ..

地震発生日時: 2013/04/13 05:33:18
震源地: 淡路島付近
震源の深さ: 10km
マグニチュード: M6.2
最大震度: 震度6弱




posted on Apr, 12 2013 @ 03:47 PM
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Magnitude 6.0
Date-Time

Friday, April 12, 2013 at 20:33:16 UTC
Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 05:33:16 AM at epicenter

Location 34.413°N, 134.827°E
Depth 5.3 km (3.3 miles) (poorly constrained)
Region NEAR S. COAST OF WESTERN HONSHU, JAPAN
Distances

39 km (24 miles) NW (307°) from Wakayama, Honshu, Japan
47 km (29 miles) NNE (31°) from Tokushima, Shikoku, Japan
68 km (42 miles) WSW (246°) from Osaka, Honshu, Japan
469 km (292 miles) WSW (254°) from TOKYO, Japan

earthquake.usgs.gov...

maps.google.com...,134.8 272&spn=2,2&f=d&t=h&hl=e



posted on Apr, 12 2013 @ 04:00 PM
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Fortunately no damage or casualties reports ..

Strong earthquake hits western Japan
Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:52pm EDT


(Reuters) - A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit western Japan early on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported.

The USGS said the quake had its epicenter 24 miles northwest of Wakayama in western Honshu island, and occurred at a depth of 3.3 miles. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.


www.reuters.com...
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posted on Apr, 12 2013 @ 04:02 PM
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With all the craziness going around lately, my first thought was that North Korea just nuked Tokyo...



posted on Apr, 12 2013 @ 04:16 PM
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The Great Hanshin earthquake ..


The Great Hanshin earthquake, or Kobe earthquake, occurred on Tuesday, January 17, 1995, at 05:46 JST (January 16 at 20:46 UTC) in the southern part of Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. It measured 6.8 on the moment magnitude scale (USGS),[2] and Mj7.3 (adjusted from 7.2) on JMA magnitude scale

The focus of the earthquake was located 16 km beneath its epicenter,[3] on the northern end of Awaji Island

Approximately 6,434 people lost their lives (final estimate as of December 22, 2005); about 4,600 of them were from Kobe


en.wikipedia.org...

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posted on Apr, 12 2013 @ 04:18 PM
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Originally posted by wisintel
With all the craziness going around lately, my first thought was that North Korea just nuked Tokyo...


How sad is it that we live in a world where that is our first thought?

Earthquakes can't just be earthquakes anymore.

It has to go to nuclear war.

God save the people.



posted on Apr, 12 2013 @ 05:20 PM
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After strong quake hits Japan's west, no abnormalities at Oi nuke plant, located approx 100km from epicenter, says national broadcaster NHK

Some aftershocks ..

07:25 JST 13 Apr 2013 07:21 JST 13 Apr 2013 Hokkaido Nansei-oki M3.6 1
07:11 JST 13 Apr 2013 07:08 JST 13 Apr 2013 Awajishima Fukin M 2.7 1
06:34 JST 13 Apr 2013 06:31 JST 13 Apr 2013 Awajishima Fukin M 3.4 2
06:27 JST 13 Apr 2013 06:23 JST 13 Apr 2013 Awajishima Fukin M 3.0 1
06:21 JST 13 Apr 2013 06:17 JST 13 Apr 2013 Awajishima Fukin M 3.2 2
06:13 JST 13 Apr 2013 06:09 JST 13 Apr 2013 Harima-nada M 3.2 1
06:09 JST 13 Apr 2013 06:05 JST 13 Apr 2013 Awajishima Fukin M 2.7 1
05:53 JST 13 Apr 2013 05:41 JST 13 Apr 2013 Osaka-wan M 3.8 3
05:48 JST 13 Apr 2013 05:33 JST 13 Apr 2013 Awajishima Fukin M 6.0 6-
05:37 JST 13 Apr 2013 05:33 JST 13 Apr 2013 Awajishima Fukin M 6.0 6-

www.jma.go.jp...
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posted on Apr, 14 2013 @ 02:40 PM
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Southwest Japan Awaji EQ injured 23 people and some damage was also reported ..

390 aftershocks within 25 hours after the M6.3 near Awaji island, largest was M 3.8 ..





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