April 15, 2016 (16:25:06 UTC)
Magnitude 7.0 Japan
Three strong to major earthquakes have occurred in Japan, including two foreshocks of M 6.2 and M 6.0 on April 14th and a M 7.0 early Saturday morning local time. The foreshocks caused severe shaking in the region and resulted in 9 reported fatalities and more than 1000 injuries. Early reports indicate that 32 people have died in the M 7.0 earthquake.