A M6.0 earthquake hit off Japan, parallel to the Fukushima prefecture on October 6, 2017.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center currently says there are no tsunami advisories or watches in place.
The quake’s epicenter was recorded out at sea and is located parallel to the Fukushima prefecture, more than 200 kilometers from Japan’s coast.
The USGS is reporting a depth of 10 kilometers, with the earthquake measuring at least 6.0 on local seismic recording equipment.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center currently says there are no tsunami advisories or watches in place. There have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
Prelim M6.0 earthquake off the east coast of Honshu, Japan Oct-6 07:59 UTC, updates https://t.co/5BUwzWA3i4
— USGS Big Quakes (@USGSBigQuakes) October 6, 2017
This is the first big quake since a few days. The Ring of Fire is finally releasing energy again.