3/14/2012 — 7.4 magnitude Earthquake strikes same region in Japan — Coast of Honshu one year later

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Here we are .. one year after the major earthquake in Japan — virtually one year to the day that Fukushima Nuclear Reactor blew up  — we have a 6.8 magnitude earthquake occur at the same spot (coast of honshu japan).

USGS (first report) of a 6.8M:

Magnitude 6.8 – OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

2012 March 14 09:08:56 UTC

Earthquake Details

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude 6.8 (Preliminary magnitude — update expected within 15 minutes)
Date-Time
  • Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 09:08:56 UTC
  • Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 07:08:56 PM at epicenter
Location 40.700°N, 145.200°E
Depth 10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
Region OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Distances
  • 261 km (162 miles) SSE (165°) from Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan
  • 313 km (195 miles) E (85°) from Hachinohe, Honshu, Japan
  • 362 km (225 miles) ENE (71°) from Morioka, Honshu, Japan
  • 735 km (456 miles) NE (39°) from TOKYO, Japan

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/at00m0vb5w.php

Europe is showing it as a 6.9M preliminary:

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=258631

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Regardless of the final magnitude size…the time to have a plan and be prepared is NOW,

be safe during these times.

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Use these links to monitor the global earthquake and volcano unrest:

https://sincedutch.wordpress.com/2011/11/30/11302011-list-of-earthquake-links-for-global-monitoring/

Volcano monitoring:

https://sincedutch.wordpress.com/2012/01/02/112012-all-the-volcano-webcams-of-the-world/

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