The most recent earthquake forecast named Japan (specifically south Japan to Taiwan) for movement on February 20th .
The area was warned for a 7 day watch. Movement has now hit on day 5 of the warning time, falling in the expected area between South Japan and Taiwan.
Forecast for Japan from Feb 20th can be seen here – enjoy the 8bit nintendo music 🙂
Thanks to Donna C. for sharing this story: USGS downgraded to a 5.9M…
“A 6.2 magnitude earthquake has struck off the southern coast of Japan, according to the US Geological Survey.
The quake, with its epicenter around 290km (175 miles) southeast of Hachijo-jima, Izu Islands, struck at a depth of 65km (38 miles)”
The event comes just hours after another 4.4 quake took place just off the Kuril Islands, disputed with Russia.
The tremors also come a day after another quake struck off the eastern coast, measuring 5.8, with the epicenter about 100km east of the city of Miyako.
|Magnitudeuncertainty||5.9 mwb± 0.0|
|Locationuncertainty||31.085°N 141.828°E± 6.9 km|
|Depthuncertainty||10.0 km± 1.8|
|Origin Time||2015-02-25 07:01:01.200 UTC|
|Number of Stations||–|
|Number of Phases||139|
|Minimum Distance||294.88 km (2.65°)|
|Travel Time Residual||1.29 sec|
|FE Region||Izu Islands, Japan region (211)|
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