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A strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred at 12:57:49 (UTC) on Saturday, April 09, 2011, in the Kyushu region, 212 km South of Miyazaki, Kyushu, at a depth of 21.3 km.

Location 30.013N, 131.810E



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Update:

The magnitude 7.4 Honshu earthquake has been downgraded to 7.1



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A tsunami warning has been issued for north-eastern Japan after an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 struck off the east coast of Honshu.
The tsunami is predicted to have a wave 1m high. Those in the warning zone should move to high ground, Japanese TV said.

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A major magnitude 7.4 earthquake occurred at 14:32:41 (UTC) on Thursday, April 07, 2011, near the East coast of Honshu, 66 km East from Sendai, Honshu, at a depth of 25.6 km.

Location 38.253N, 141.640E



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A strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred at 07:15:30 (UTC) on Thursday, March 31, 2011, near the East coast of Honshu, 114 km SE from Morioka, Honshu, at a depth of 39.6 km.

Location 38.954N, 142.017E



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Earth movements from Japan earthquake seen from space

Satellite images have been essential for helping relief efforts in Japan following the massive quake that struck on 11 March. Now scientists are using ESA's space radars to improve our understanding of tectonic events.
Scientists are calling on data from the advanced radar on ESA's Envisat satellite to map surface deformations caused by the magnitude-9 earthquake.

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A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred at 05:29:55 (UTC) on Wednesday, March 30, 2011, off the East coast of Honshu, 172 km SE of Iwaki, Honshu, at a depth of 30.3 km.

Location 36.135N, 142.433E



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A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred at 10:54:33 (UTC) on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, off the East coast of Honshu, 127 km ENE of Iwaki, Honshu, at a depth of 18.2 km.

Location 37.411N, 142.251E



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A strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake occurred at 22:23:56 (UTC) on Sunday, March 27, 2011, near the East coast of Honshu, 109 km East of Sendai, Honshu, at a depth of 5.9 km.

Location 38.405N, 142.120E


Ed ~ A small tsunami warning was issued, 50cm wave was expected.



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