This is the cause of frequent earthquakes and the presence of many volcanoes and hot springs across japan if earthquakes occur below or close to the ocean. This is a list of earthquakes in japan with either a magnitude greater than or equal to 70 or which caused significant damage or casualties.
A magnitude-70 earthquake struck southern japan today, less than two days after a 62-magnitude temblor rocked the same region, triggering tsunami advisories in the area. Heavy rains are hampering the search for survivors of japan's twin earthquakes, which have killed at least 32 people and injured nearly 1,000.
At least nine people died when an earthquake shook southwestern japan's kyushu island late thursday, the kumamoto prefecture disaster management office said.
Today’s quake was an aftershock of the 2011 magnitude 9 earthquake, the japan meteorological agency has said but what is the difference here’s a handy explainer from the southern.
[earthquake and seismic intensity information] the map and text below show the following details : a) the observed seismic intensity (1 and above) and its location and region, b) the date. The us geological survey measured the quake at a magnitude of 73 before downgrading it, while japan's meteorological agency put it at 74. Japan earthquake: tsunami warning issued after quake hits off fukushima in japan.
A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 73 has struck southern japan barely 24 hours after a smaller quake hit the same region and killed nine people police on saturday were. Earthquakes of magnitudes exceeding 70 struck japan and ecuador just hours apart on saturday are the two somehow related no the two quakes occurred about 9,000 miles apart that’s far.