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Japan Earthquake Today 2012 Strikes Near Morioka, Honshu

Japan Earthquake Today 2012 Strikes Near Morioka, Honshu


LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A strong Japan earthquake today 2012 struck near Honshu and the town of Morioka. A series of Japan earthquakes today 2012 erupted in the late evening, all centered off the east of coast of Honshu. No reports of injuries have yet to be detailed by local news.

Japan today Sunday, May 20, 2012 suffered four large earthquakes. The strongest erupted with a 6.0 magnitude shortly after 5 pm local time, USGS reports to news. The quake, while centered off the coast of Honshu, had virtually no depth. Today’s quakes were all located near the hotbed of recent Japan quake activity, USGS indicates to news.

The 6.0 magnitude quake struck one hundred eleven miles east of Morioka, Honshu. It was centered the same distance from the town of Hachinohe and roughly one hundred fifty miles east of Aomori, USGS reports ot news. The quake was also approximately three hundred miles northeast of Tokyo.

No reports of damage have yet to be detailed by local news.

On May 8, a similar such quake erupted near sea level. USGS indicated to news that the quake was approximately two hundred miles east of Sendai and three hundred miles northeast of Tokyo.

A comparable quake struck also on April 29. That quake was only fifty-four miles east of Morioka, Honshu. USGS indicated to news that the quake was sixty-two miles southeast of Honshu town Hachinohe and roughly one hundred miles southeast of the community of Aomori. The quake was also roughly three hundred miles from Tokyo.

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