Japan Earthquake August 11, 2011: 5.9 Quake Near Iwaki, Honshu
An Earthquake Hit Japan On August 11, 2011 in the Honshu Region
A 5.9 earthquake occurred near Japan on August 11, 2011.
The August 11, 2011 Japan earthquake registered approximately 6.0 in magnitude.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the Japan quake was centered around 11 miles east-southeast of Iwaki at a depth of about 23.6 miles.
There have been no reports of injuries or major damage. No tsunami warnings have been issued in the aftermath of the Honshu earthquake.
Here is the US Geological Survey report on the August 11 Japan earthquake.
Located in the Ring of Fire, Japan suffered a massive back in March of this year.