Weekly Earthquake Information 2023.2.26 First seismic intensity of 5 or more this year M6.0 earthquake off Kushiro – Weather News

2023/02/26 11:00 Weather news

The number of felt-earthquakes observed in Japan over the past week is slightly higher than the previous week.

Earthquakes are conspicuous on the Pacific Ocean side from Hokkaido to Tohoku and Kanto, and there are also many earthquakes on the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture. Five earthquakes with a seismic intensity of 3 or higher occurred. (Tally from February 20th to February 26th at 10:00)

Japan: Since 2005, the Kushiro-oki epicenter has experienced a seismic intensity of 5 lower or more


Earthquake off Kushiro

Japan: The central Tokachi region was the epicenter, with a seismic intensity of 3 for the first time in two years.


Earthquake in central Tokachi

World: Tajikistan M6.8 No damage expected


Earthquakes of M4.5 or higher around the world (quoted from USGS website/processed by Weathernews)

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*Information on earthquake sources and seismic intensity in Japan is from the Japan Meteorological Agency unless otherwise specified. Overseas epicenter information is from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) unless otherwise specified. There may be differences in hypocenter information depending on the publishing organization.

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