Sunday, January 1, 2012

New Year's Day Earthquake

The Japanese people received an ironic gift this New Year's day: another strong earthquake. The epicenter of the magnitude 6.8 temblor was about 600 km (370 miles) south of Tokyo and so deep below the ocean floor that there was no danger of tsunami.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usc0007fbh.php#details

http://blogs.voanews.com/breaking-news/2012/01/01/powerful-earthquake-rocks-japan-no-danger-of-tsunami/
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