Large Japan Earthquake – May 30

Massive very deep earthquake out of the Japan coast – NO tsunami

Last update: May 30, 2015 at 12:53 pm by By

Update : So far NO aftershocks which may stay like that in the case of these very deep earthquakes

Update : The earthquake will have been felt in a very wide area, mostly as a long slight shaking.

Update : 1 prefecture got a 5+ shaking value : Ogasawara-mura Hahajima (Chich jima island and nearest to the epicenter). 5+ is considered at ER as a possible damaging earthquake.

Update : JMA Japan reports even a higher Magnitude than those listed on this page M8.5 at 590 km depth

Update : JMA Japan reports NO tsunami warnings or advisories (because of the deep hypocenter)

Update : a very deep earthquake happened in the hot solid mantle of the earth  out of the Japan coast

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189km (117mi) WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan
771km (479mi) SSE of Shimoda, Japan
781km (485mi) SSE of Oyama, Japan
783km (487mi) SE of Shingu, Japan
874km (543mi) S of Tokyo, Japan

Most important Earthquake Data:

Magnitude : 7.7

Local Time (conversion only below land) : Unknown

GMT/UTC Time : 2015-05-30 11:23:03