Earthquake Information

March 16, 2022 (14:36:33 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.3 Japan

A major magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck Wednesday off the coast of Fukushima, Japan at a depth of 63 km (39 miles). The earthquake shook buildings in downtown Tokyo and triggered a tsunami advisory for a part of the northeast coast. There were no early reports of major damage, but nearly 2 million people lost power as a result of the quake.  A high-speed bullet train was reported to have been derailed by the shaking.

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