Japan Earthquakes


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This diagram from TBS illustrates the surface instability situation in Japan.

The red lines are where the plates meet. You can see Japan is bisected between east and west by a plate.

The Xes indicate the epicenters of quakes since the 9.0 one last Friday, which have continued through last night with a 6.4 one.

The quake that rocked Shizuoko and was felt in Tokyo was an entirely different system than the one that brought on the 9.0 monster quake.

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