LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A strong Japan earthquake today 2013 has struck east of Nago. The Japan earthquake today Wednesday, March 06, 2013 erupted roughly one hour ago with a moderate depth. No reports of damage have yet to be detailed by local news.
Officials tell news that a 5.3 magnitude earthquake struck at 5:32 AM local time today. The quake however had a significant depth. USGS indicates to news that the quake began twenty-four miles below sea level. As a result the quake could be felt in the immediate region.
USGS indicates to news that the quake started seventy-three miles northeast of Nago. The quake was eighty-six miles northeast of Ishikawa and ninety miles northwest of Gushikawa. Officials also tell news that the quake started ninety-one miles west of Naze, Japan. No reports of injuries have yet to detailed locally.
In January a comparable strength quake struck thirty-four miles east of Kitaibaraki and thirty-seven miles east of Takahagi. USGS indicated to news that the quake was roughly one hundred twenty-four miles east of Tokyo and forty-three miles east of Hitachi.
In February a 6.9 magnitude quake struck thirteen miles south of Otofuke and forty-eight miles northeast of Shizunai. The quake also began fifty miles southeast of Shimo-furano, Japan, officials tell news.