5.4 Moderate Earthquake Strikes 30 Miles E of Takanabe, Japan

5.4 Moderate Earthquake Strikes 30 Miles E of Takanabe, Japan

A 5.4 magnitude earthquake has struck approximately 30 miles east of Takanabe, Japan. The quake hit at a depth of A shallow earthquake of magnitude 5.4 struck 30 miles east of Takanabe, Japan, at a depth of 9.4 miles, according to the United States Geological Survey. An earthquake of this magnitude is considered moderate, which […]

Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Strikes Off Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Strikes Off Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has just struck off Bitung, Indonesia according to the U.S Geological Survey. The epicenter, with a depth of 37.44km (23 miles), was initially determined to be at least 1.7 degrees north latitude and 126.4 east longitude. This the second large quake to hit the island this weekend as a shallower 5.4 […]