Saturday, June 14, 2008

Japan Earthquake, 14th June 2008, magnitude 6.8 - John Seach

A large earthquake (Magnitude 6.8) hit northern Honshu, Japan, today at 08:43 am, local time. The epicentre was 100 km NNW of the city of Sendai, and the focus was at a depth of 10 km. Volcanoes close to the epicentre include, Kurikoma, Onikobe, Narugo, and Chokai. Kurikoma volcano is located 20 km SE of the epicentre, and last erupted in 1950.
Volcanoes of Japan...