6.6 Major Earthquake Hits Japan

6.0 AND GREATER EARTHQUAKES ARE REPORTED ON THIS SITE AND ALL EARTHQUAKE STATS PERTAIN ONLY TO 6.0 AND GREATER MAGNITUDE QUAKES.

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Map: USGS

A major 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit in western Honshu, Japan, on October 21, 2016, at 0507 UTC, at a depth of 7 mi, reported the National Tsunami Warning Center, Palmer, AK.

The National Tsunami Warning Center issued an information statement on October 20, 2016, at 1018 PM PDT…Read more

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