20:49 GMT +318 March 2018
Listen Live

    Magnitude 4.7 Quake Strikes Off Japan’s Northeastern Coast - USGS

    © AFP 2018/ Richter magnitude scale
    Asia & Pacific
    Get short URL

    A 4.7-magnitude earthquake occurred on Sunday about 11.2 miles off the Japanese town of Otsuchi in Iwate Prefecture, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The quake’s seismic focus was located at a depth of about 33.2 miles, according to USGS.

    There were no immediate reports on casualties or damage. No tsunami warnings have been issued.


    Earthquake Measuring 5.5 Occurs Off Russia’s Eastern Shikotan Island
    Magnitude 5.0 Earthquake Hits Off Vanuatu Coast - USGS
    Magnitude 5.9 Earthquake Hits South Mexico
    Japan to Build 3,000 Shelters for Earthquake Victims - Disaster Minister
    Ecuador Thanks Russia for Humanitarian Aid After Deadly Earthquake
    Nepal Earthquake Anniversary: Public’s Mental Health Takes a Toll
    Over 865 Aftershocks Recorded in South-West Japan After Initial Earthquake
    Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Strikes Off Ecuador’s Northwestern Coast
    World Bank Gives $150 Million to Earthquake-Hit Ecuador
    Earthquake, Japan
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik
    • Сomment