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  • M 6.8, off the east coast of Honshu, Japan (USGS, March 14 2012)

    [Source: USGS, full text: (LINK).]
    M 6.8, off the east coast of Honshu, Japan


    ‎14 March ‎2012

    Wednesday, March 14, 2012 09:08:37 UTC
    Wednesday, March 14, 2012 07:08:37 PM at epicenter Depth: 26.60 km (16.53 mi)









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    Re: M 6.8, off the east coast of Honshu, Japan (USGS, March 14 2012)

    [Source: Kyodo, full text: (LINK).]
    M6.8 quake jolts northern, northeastern Japan, tsunami warning issued



    ‎14 March ‎2012

    TOKYO - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 jolted the Pacific side of Hokkaido and northeaste...
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      Re: M 6.8, off the east coast of Honshu, Japan (USGS, March 14 2012)

      [Source: Channel News Asia, full text: (LINK).]
      Tsunami warning as strong quake hits northern Japan



      ‎14 March ‎2012

      TOKYO - Japan issued a tsunami warning on Wednesday after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off its northeastern coast, warning of a wave as high as 50 centimetres (20 inches) and urging people to evacuate.
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        Re: M 6.8, off the east coast of Honshu, Japan (USGS, March 14 2012)

        http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/354277...agnitude-quake
        Small Tsunami Hits Japan After 6.8-Magnitude Quake
        March 14, 2012, 6:34pm

        The 10-centimetre (four inch) wave and 6.8 magnitude quake, which struck some 210 kilometres (130 miles) off the northern island of Hokkaido, prompted local authorities to issue an evacuation warning for coastal residents.

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        There were no reports of damage at nuclear facilities in the area affected by Wednesday's 6.8 quake, the Kyodo news agency said...
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          Re: M 6.8, off the east coast of Honshu, Japan (USGS, March 14 2012)

          Latest Earthquakes M5.0+ in the World - Past 7 days

          Latest Earthquakes Magnitude 5.0 and Greater in the World - Last 7 days


          Update time = Wed Mar 14 13:29:51 UTC 2012

          <TABLE border=0 cellSpacing=1 cellPadding=1><TBODY><TR><TH></TH><TH align=middle>MAG </TH><TH align=middle>UTC DATE-TIME
          y/m/d h:m:s



          </TH><TH align=middle>LAT
          deg



          </TH><TH align=middle>LON
          deg



          </TH><TH align=middle>DEPTH
          km



          </TH><TH>Region</TH></TR><TR><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=middle>MAP</TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=middle>5.7 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=middle>2012/03/14 12:05:06 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=right>35.710 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=right>140.738 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=right>16.9 </TD><TD vAlign=top>NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN</TD></TR><TR><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=middle>MAP</TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=middle>5.4 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=middle>2012/03/14 11:40:19 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=right>40.957 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=right>144.793 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=right>22.2 </TD><TD vAlign=top>OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN</TD></TR><TR><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=middle>MAP</TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=middle>5.7 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=middle>2012/03/14 10:57:42 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=right>40.764 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=right>144.830 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=right>21.8 </TD><TD vAlign=top>OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN</TD></TR><TR><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=middle>MAP</TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=middle>6.1 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=middle>2012/03/14 10:49:25 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=right>40.799 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=right>144.770 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=right>9.5 </TD><TD vAlign=top>OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN</TD></TR><TR><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=middle>MAP</TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=middle>6.9 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=middle>2012/03/14 09:08:38 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=right>40.899 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=right>144.923 </TD><TD vAlign=top noWrap align=right>26.6 </TD><TD vAlign=top>OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>

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