Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake off Japan

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A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off the coast of Japan on November 21, 2016 at 20:59:49 UTC.

Visit the USGS event page for more information. For estimates of casualties and damage, visit the USGS Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) website.

If you felt either earthquake, report your experience on the “USGS Did You Feel It?” website for this event.

The USGS operates a 24/7 National Earthquake Information Center in Colorado that can be reached for more information at (303) 273-8500.

Learn more about the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program.

 

Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake off Japan on November 21, 2016
USGS map of the magnitude 6.9 earthquake off the coast of Japan on November 21, 2016.