An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale hits Izu Islands, Japan region at 14:27:54 local time on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.
The epicenter is 495 km southwest of the capitcal Tokyo, which felt the tremor.
But so far there have been no reports of casualties or property damage and no tsunami warning was issued.
|Depth||348.5 km (216.6 miles)|
|Region||IZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION|
|Distances||242 km (150 miles) SW of Hachijo-jima, Izu Islands, Japan
365 km (226 miles) S of Hamamatsu, Honshu, Japan
393 km (244 miles) S of Shizuoka, Honshu, Japan
495 km (307 miles) SSW of TOKYO, Japan
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 14.3 km (8.9 miles); depth +/- 9.7 km (6.0 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=618, Nph=618, Dmin=244.9 km, Rmss=0.67 sec, Gp= 25°,
M-type=”moment” magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=9
Source and author: earthquake.usgs.gov