A magnitude 7.0 earthquake has hit Japan just a day after another major earthquake rocked the region.

Here are the affected and nearby areas.


7 earthquake japan 2016

  • 1.0 km (0.6 mi) WSW of Kumamoto-shi, Japan
  • 12.0 km (7.5 mi) NNE of Uto, Japan
  • 13.0 km (8.1 mi) SSE of Ueki, Japan
  • 15.0 km (9.3 mi) NNE of Matsubase, Japan
  • 631.0 km (392.1 mi) SSE of Seoul, South Korea

7.0 earthquake japan 2016

A tsunami advisory has been issued. This is a developing story. Injury and damage reports are not yet available. Check back for more details.