Mw 6.8 Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan
updated 29 May 2021 UTC

On 12 May 2015 a strong earthquake occurred near the East coast of Honshu, Japan. The seismic event occurred at 21:12:59 UTC and had an estimated moment magnitude (Mw) 6.8.

The earthquake was preceded by a major aftershock in Nepal earlier on the day to which the same geometry applies (see report below).

SSGI chart
SSGI depiction of planetary (PG) and lunar (LG) geometry


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