A strong M6.0 earthquake hit the Ryukyu Islands, Japan at 01:54 UTC on May 9, 2017.
The epicenter of the shallow earthquake was situated at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Slight sea-level changes hae been registered in coastal regions. No reports of tsunami.
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the earthquake measured 6.4 in magnitude on the Richter’s scale. It is reporting the same depth as USGS – 10 km (6.2 miles).
Although there may be slight sea-level changes in coastal regions, this earthquake has caused no damage to Japan.
There is currentl a swarm of earthquakes along the Aleutian Islands… Large seismic unrest in the northern part of the Ring of Fire.