A Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake struck off the coast of Japan, Followed by a swarm of 11 smaller quakes right in the same area where the 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck. According to USGS, a powerful and shallow quake of 6.2-magnitude struck off the coast of Japan at 00:14:34 UTC on September 23, 2016.

The major quake was preceded by 6 moderately-strong tremors ranging between 4.7 and 5.3 in magnitude on the Richter scale. As shown in the list below, the main seismic event was followed by a series of at least 11 aftershocks also ranging between M4.5 and M5.2: READ MORE