Weekly Earthquake Information 2023.5.28 May 5th seismic intensity 5 below or greater M6.2 earthquake off the east coast of Chiba Prefecture – Weather News

2023/05/28 10:27 Weather news

The number of felt earthquakes seen in Japan over the past week has increased significantly compared to last week.

Most of the earthquakes occurred in the waters near the Tokara Islands and the Izu Islands, and earthquakes around the Boso Peninsula are also evident. There were 11 earthquakes with a seismic intensity of 3 or higher, two of which had a seismic intensity of 5 below. (Count from May 22nd to May 28th at 10:00)

Japan: An earthquake occurred off the east coast of Chiba prefecture with a seismic intensity of 5 below near the plate boundary


Earthquake off the east coast of Chiba Prefecture

Japan: The earthquake near Niijima and Kozushima also has a seismic intensity of 5 sub


Earthquake near Niijima and Kozushima

World: M6.5 near the border of Panama and Colombia


Earthquakes of M4.5 or greater around the world (cited 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 stated. Foreign epicenter information is from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) unless otherwise noted. There may be differences in hypocenter information depending on the issuing institution.


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