A 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Struck North-East of Taiwan.

November 8, 2011 – A 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Struck in the East China Sea: The 6.9 magnitude tremor stuck at 11:59AM at the epicenter. It was 9:59PM (Nov. 7th) in New York, 8:59PM in Chicago, 7:59PM in Denver and 6:59PM (PST) in Los Angeles.
The earthquake occurred at a very deep 210 kilometers (130 miles) and, therefore, was felt over a wide area. The tremor occurred 133 miles north-west of Okinawa, Japan (see map); 224 miles NNE Ishigaki-Jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan; 310 miles ENE of Taipei, Taiwan and 710 miles south of Seoul, South Korea.
This region has seen it’s share of major earthquakes. Of the 346 earthquakes, greater than or equal to 7.0 magnitude, that occurred from 1973 to 2011; Japan had 37 and Taiwan had 7. The last 7.0M quake for Japan was on July 10, 2011 of the East Coast of Honshu, Japan; and was an aftershock of the great quake of March 11, 2011. Taiwan last saw a major quake on December 26, 2006; when a 7.0 magnitude tremor killed two and injured four.
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1 Response to A 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Struck North-East of Taiwan.

  1. Jacquelyn Fedyk says:

    Really like your graphics! Especially the maps showing the earthquake in relationship to the surrounding countries, how close it was to the fault lines and especially the Ring of Fire!

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