Earthquake Information

March 9, 2011 (02:45:18 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.2 Near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan

A major earthquake occurred Wednesday morning at 11:45:18 local time off the east coast of Honshu, about 413 kilometers (256 miles) northeast of Tokyo. This earthquake occurred on the subduction zone boundary where the Pacific Plate subducts beneath Japan.

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