Tuesday, March 22, 2011

BREAKING NEWS: 2nd 6.6 Magnitude Earthquake NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, Japan - 22th Mar 2011

Just 25 Min ago the East Coast of Honshu was hit by a 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake now a 6.6 Magnitude has hit just of the Coast of Honshu much shallower than the previous to 6+ quakes at just 9.6 Miles depth.

This is the 3rd Large Quake to hit the area in 2 hours

Third large earthquake strikes off coast of Japan

A third large earthquake struck off the coast of Japan on Tuesday.

The 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck at a depth of nine miles (15 kilometers), about 353 miles (568 kilometers) northeast of the capital Tokyo, at 9:44am GMT, according to the US Geological Survey.

The tremor followed a 6.4-magnitude earthquake at 9:19am GMT. That quake struck at a depth of 16.7 miles (27 kilometers), about 81 miles (131 kilometers) from the city of Fukushima in northeastern Japan.

Earlier, a 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck at a depth of 16.5 miles (26.5 kilometers), some 194 miles (312 kilometers) from Fukushima, where workers continue to battle to contain radiation leaks from a stricken nuclear reactor. Read More