A large 6.8 magnitude earthquake has struck off the Northeast shores of Japan.
This was forecast to occur yesterday, and follows a larger aftershock in Nepal measuring 7.3 magnitude (this morning), which was also expected to occur.
See the earthquake forecast from yesterday , May 11 2015, here:
Here is the location of the current 6.8 magnitude verses the 9.0M mega-quake from March 2011… clearly very close to the large earthquake epicenter from 4 years ago.
M6.8 – 19km SE of Ofunato, Japan
|Origin Time||2015-05-12 21:13:00.000 UTC|
|Number of Stations||78|
|Number of Phases||–|
|Travel Time Residual||–|
|FE Region||Near the east coast of Honshu, Japan (228)|