Magnitude 8.5 Earthquake Hit the East Coast of Japan

A magnitude 8.5 earthquake hit the east coast of Japan on May 30, 2015. The epicenter was off the Ogasawara islands. That quake was at a depth of 590 Km (370 miles). Several people suffered non-life-threatening injuries, and there were no reports of deaths or major damage. No tsunami alert has been issued either.

1. http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/05/30/us-quake-japan-idUSKBN0OF0GB20150530
2. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/may/30/japan-earthquake-85-magnitude-ogasawara-islands