LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Japan earthquake today 2013 has erupted near Tokyo. Two Japan earthquakes have struck the nation today February 1, 2013. But the most recent quake was only seventeen miles east of Tokyo, officials tell news.
USGS indicates to news that a 4.8 magnitude Japan earthquake erupted moments ago. The quake struck at 11:06 PM local time and posted a moderate depth. Officials tell news that the quake struck seventy-two kilometers below sea level.
The Japan earthquake today erupted seven miles west of Ichihara. The quake was nine miles southeast of Urayasu and nine miles south of Funabashi. Officials tell news that the quake was seventeen miles east of Tokyo and ten miles west of Chiba-shi.
Earlier today, a 4.4 magnitude quake struck the country. With a different epicenter, the quake erupted just after 7:55 PM local time. The quake began fifty-two miles southeast of Ofunato. The quake was also roughly fifty-eight miles south of Kamaishi and east of Ishinomaki, officials tell news. That quake began sixty-one miles east of Yanoto and roughly two hundred miles northeast of Tokyo.
In related news, a 3.2 magnitude quake struck northern California this morning. The quake was near San Simeon and as roughly twenty-four mile from Morro Bay.