6.1M Earthquake Reported Near Coast Of Honshu, Japan

Opening Day 2010
(Photo: USGS)

Honshu, Japan–(ENEWSPF)– The United States Geological Survey issued a preliminary earthquake report of yet another aftershock near the coast of Honshu, Japan. This one registering at 6.1 magnitude.

The quake struck at 7:48 a.m. CST at a depth of 53.1 km.

Relative to other locations, the quake hit 90 km (55 miles) ESE of Morioka, Honshu, Japan, 139 km (86 miles) SSE of Hachinohe, Honshu, Japan, 162 km (100 miles) NE of Sendai, Honshu, Japan, and 458 km (284 miles) NNE of TOKYO, Japan.