Japan Earthquake Today

Posted by Zotta Rendevouz

Japan Earthquake Today

A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.2 hit Japan today. A tsunami warning was issued. See details below provided by the USGS earthquake.

Magnitude: 7.2
Date-Time:
* Wednesday, March 09, 2011 at 02:45:18 UTC
* Wednesday, March 09, 2011 at 11:45:18 AM at epicenter
* Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones



Location: 38.510°N, 142.792°E
Depth: 14.1 km (8.8 miles)
Region: NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Distances:
168 km (104 miles) E of Sendai, Honshu, Japan
193 km (119 miles) SE of Morioka, Honshu, Japan
216 km (134 miles) E of Yamagata, Honshu, Japan
413 km (256 miles) NE of TOKYO, Japan