A deep M5.7 earthquake has occurred below Japan along the Izu ridge extending South of the main island. Location: 91 miles / 147km due West of Izu-Torishima Volcano Depth: 256 miles / 412km.

We now need to be on watch for the next several days in adjacent silent areas for possible shallower larger movement to result from the upwelling seismic pressure coming from below in the Asthenosphere. READ MORE