Mw 6.6 Hokkaido, Japan Region
updated 2 June 2021 UTC

On 14 January 2016 a strong earthquake occurred at Hokkaido, Japan Region at a depth of 50km. The seismic event occurred at 03:25:33 UTC and had an estimated moment magnitude (Mw) 6.6.

Geometry became critical on the 10th when lunar geometry peaked 10 after two planetary alignments involving Venus, most notably Venus-Sun-Uranus, and a WPG peak. Not suprisingly, a Mw 6.5 earthquake occurred on the 11th in Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia and a Mw 6.1 in Hokkaido, Japan. The second seismic increase occurred on the 14th after a second WPG peak on the 12th and a lunar peak 9 on the 13th. A Mw 6.1 at Santa Cruz, Bolivia preceded the Mw 6.6, again in Hokkaido, Japan.

Earth-Venus-Saturn       2016-01-09,  4:08:05  251°47'35"
Venus-Sun-Uranus         2016-01-10,  0:38:15   19°15'02"
Sun-Mercury-Earth        2016-01-14, 13:57:54  113°36'34"
          
SSGI chart
SSGI depiction of planetary (PG) and lunar (LG) geometry

 

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