Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Hit Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan

- Time: 2024-02-24 at 10:17:40 UTC
            2024-02-24 at 20:17:40 GMT-10
- Location: 39.65° LAT, 143.44° LON
- Magnitude: Mww5.1
- Depth: 10 km
- Provider: USGS

Picture 1: Location of the magnitude 5.1 earthquake off the east coast of Honshu, Japan.

The earthquake occurred in an area where we announced INCREASED seismic hazard exposure (yellow alert) in our latest weekly earthquake forecast for the Japan region, on February 19, 2024, available here.

Picture 2: The latest earthquake forecast for the Japan region, posted on February 19, 2024.

There have been no reports of damage, injuries, or casualties as a result of the earthquake so far and no particular alert was issued.


* The exact information about the magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the earthquake might be revised within the next few hours as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other data providers issue their reports.

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