Earthquake Information

April 15, 2016 (16:25:06 UTC)

Quake Location

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.

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