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Earthquake in Japan – Magnitude 6.4 – SOUTHEAST OF THE RYUKYU ISLANDS 2010 May 26

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On May 26 earthquake occurred in the sea at the southeast of Japan having the following parameters:
Date/time: May 26, 2010; 08:53:08 UTC
Location: 25.796°N, 129.956°E
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth, km: 2
Earthquake has very small depth.

Earthquake epicentre location (red circle) and the region of forecasted earthquake (Sendai region, red triangle) are show on the map below.

Earthquake in Japan – Magnitude 6.4 - SOUTHEAST OF THE RYUKYU ISLANDS 2010 May 26

This earthquake shows activity of the corresponding boundaries of the lithospheric plates (marked as yellow) and still tension seismic situation in the Japan region.

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