Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake in Japan

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A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Japan on April 16, 2016 at 1:25 a.m. local time (April 15, 16:25 UTC).

 

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Japan on April 16, 2016 at 1:25 a.m. local time (April 15, 16:25 UTC). Visit the USGS event page for more details on this earthquake.

 

For estimates of casualties and damage, visit the USGS Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) website

 

If you felt this 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.

 

Map of Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake in Japan, April 2016
USGS map of the magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Japan in April 2016.