Big Quake in Japan – 7.4M – Offshore from Fukushima Nuke Ruins

16 03 2022

7.3 7.4 followed by 6.4 offshore from Fukushima….

► ► The quake was upped to 7.4M

USGS Reports:  7.3  6.4


Tsunami alert for Fukushima, Miyagi prefectures

NHK reports it is a 6M on their 1-7 scale.

More from NHK –

Many updates from NHK


The Watchers Major M7.3 earthquake hits near the coast of Fukushima Prefecture – tsunami advisories in effect, Japan

Tsunami waves force evacuations as bullet train derailed

Northern Japan experiences 7.3-magnitude earthquake and faces risk of tsunamis

Sputnik  7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Japan, EMSC Reports

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BREAKING: HUGE QUAKE in INDONESIA, 8.7M, Pacific Tsunami Warning Cancelled

11 04 2012

Indonesia Earthquake: Tsunami Warning Issued Following Magnitude 8.9 Temblor

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — An tsunami watch was issued for countries across the Indian Ocean on Wednesday after a large earthquake hit waters off Indonesia, sending residents pouring from their homes in panic.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the 8.7-magnitude quake was centered 20 miles (33 kilometers) beneath the ocean floor around 269 miles (434 kilometers) from Aceh’s provincial capital.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii said a tsunami watch was in effect for Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Australia, Myanmar, Thailand, the Maldives and other Indian Ocean islands, Malaysia, Pakistan, Somalia, Oman, Iran, Bangladesh, Kenya, South Africa and Singapore. . . .  (more)

USGS site report

2012-04-11 14:38:38 UTC+06:00 at epicenter


8.1 quake info

Aftershocks in Indian Ocean

BBC radio downplays big tsunami risk – expert says side-to-sise quake will make smaller wave than prior up-and-down quake.

8 am EST – NY TimesA scientist at the Tsunami Early Warning System of India said there was “no major tsunami threat” to the east coast of the country. Tamil Nadu and south Andhra Pradesh, states that sit on the Bay of Bengal, remain under alert for now. “We’re monitoring sea level gauges,” .. . ”

11:25 am EST  India cancels tsunami alert

In Iceland, that VOLCANO woke up. “An Icelandic volcano even bigger than the one that shut down European air travel when it erupted in 2010 is showing signs of activity . . . “

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Alaska Tsunami Warning CANCELED + WordPress is down

2 09 2011

USGS canceled the warning –


…. no updates until they are normal again ….

They erase editing, links and updates. Save draft feature running twice a minute etc. etc.

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2 Big Quakes – 7.1 off Alaska & 8.3 off Samoa

2 09 2011

Alaska earthquake hits Aleutian Islands
A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck on Friday in the Aleutian Islands off Alaska at a shallow depth of 6.2 miles, the US Geological Survey reported.
The Pacific tsunami warning centre said it did not see a threat of a widespread destructive tsunami from the quake, which was centred south-east of Atka, Alaska.

and Sept. 30 –
Dozens feared dead after tsunami sweeps Samoa
Villages washed away after earthquake under sea
At least 34 people have been killed and dozens more injured after a powerful earthquake triggered a tsunami that swept the Pacific islands of Samoa and American Samoa, according to early reports.

The quake, of magnitude 8.3, struck midway between the two islands at 6.48pm BST, sending a tidal wave into Apia, the capital of Samoa and a 5ft tsunami into Pago Pago, the capital of American Samoa.

One agency reporter said there were “bodies everywhere” in the main hospital on the Samoan island of Upolu, including at least one child. She said three or four villages had been wiped out along a popular tourist coast near Lalomanu, on the island’s southern coast. . .

BREAKING!!! Big EARTHQUAKE – N. Japan … Small Tsunami Followed

9 07 2011

It was on CNN

here’s a little 

A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake has reportedly struck off Japan’s eastern coast. Tsunami advisories have now been issued following the Japan earthquake, Tokyo Breaking News reports.

According to Reuters, Fukushima nuclear plant workers evacuated to higher ground following the earthquake, with no immediate reports of injuries or damage. . . .

Some more on TSUNAMI expected landfall –

The first wave of tsunami observed at 10:28AM off the coast of Miyagi Prefecture. Tsunami will reach the coast between 10:30 and 11:00AM. . .  (more) 

UPDATE on TSUNAMI – it Petered Out – 

Small tsunami reaches Japan from 7.1 quake

SCIENCE DATA on it from U.S.G.S. :

Magnitude 7.0
Date-Time Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 00:57:12 UTC
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 10:57:12 AM at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 38.040°N, 143.287°E
Depth 34.9 km (21.7 miles)
Distances 212 km (131 miles) E of Sendai, Honshu, Japan
239 km (148 miles) ENE of Iwaki, Honshu, Japan
250 km (155 miles) E of Fukushima, Honshu, Japan
409 km (254 miles) NE of TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 14.1 km (8.8 miles); depth +/- 4.2 km (2.6 miles)
Parameters NST=310, Nph=311, Dmin=441.9 km, Rmss=0.8 sec, Gp= 32°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
Event ID usc0004sg6

Did US cause the tsunami with undersea weapon?

28 07 2009

The Flying Cuttlefish is reading Trowbridge  Ford’s series on Crytome again ….



…….On December 23rd, a powerful air gun – lowered to the floor of the Pacific near the Macquarie and Auckland Islands, 800 kilometers southeast of Tasmania,  
Sea critters hate neo-cons

Sea critters hate neo-cons

and fired continuously into its sediment – caused an 8.1 earthquake, and two days later the anticipated masssive 9.2 quake occurred west of Indonesia’s Sumatra, wreaking havoc with its following tsunamis upon troublesome Aceh province, Thailand, India, Sri Lanka and the Nicobar and Andaman Islands. Other Muslim hot spots, Malaysia and Myanmar, were only spared because Indonesia and Thailand respectively took the pounding intended for them.

Of course, the devastating numbers of drownings and deaths would have been far less if there had been an adequate warning system but there wasn’t and still isn’t one, though the Navy managed to warn its facilities, as far away its base at Diego Garcia, of the impending disaster. The tsumanis were the latest weapons in the Pentagon’s arsenal, it seems, killing nearly 300,000 potential Islamic troublemakers – what was always Wolfowitz’s aim since the ouster of Indonesia’s General Suharto….(more)