ST LOUIS (LALATE) – A Japan earthquake today 2013 has erupted in the Kyushu region of the country. The Japan earthquake today Monday, March 11, 2013 began in the evening hours locally. No reports of damage have yet to be indicated by local news.
Mondayâ€™s Japan earthquake was one of the strongest to strike the country this year. The quake registered a 5.3 magnitude and was centered only twenty miles below sea level. As a result the quake could be felt across the region.
USGS indicates to news that the Japan earthquake began eight miles northeast of Nichinan. The quake also started sixteen miles southeast of Miyazaki-shi and twenty-one miles northeast of Kushima. The quake began twenty-four miles east of Miyakonojo as well.
In January another comparable quake began twenty-seven miles east of Iwaki. That quake was also thirty-four miles east of Kitaibaraki and thirty-seven miles east of Takahagi. USGS indicated to news at the time that the quake was roughly one hundred twenty-four miles east of Tokyo and forty-three miles east of Hitachi.
Then in February a 4.4 magnitude quake began fifty-two miles southeast of Ofunato. That quake was also roughly fifty-eight miles south of Kamaishi and east of Ishinomaki, officials told news. That quake began sixty-one miles east of Yanoto and roughly two hundred miles northeast of Tokyo.