Magnitude 5.4 Earthquake Hit near E coast of Honshu, Japan

- Time: 2024-04-24 at 11:40:06 UTC
             2024-04-24 at 20:40:06 Tokyo
- Location: 36.46° LAT, 140.66° LON
- Magnitude: mb5.4
- Depth: 41 km
- Provider: EMSC, LastQuake

Picture 1: Location of the magnitude 5.4 earthquake near E coast of Honshu, Japan.

The earthquake occurred in an area where we announced HIGH seismic hazard exposure (orange alert) in our latest weekly earthquake forecast for the Japan region, on April 22, 2024, available here.

Picture 2: Picture showing high hazard exposure in the region of the earthquake.

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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