Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake strikes Japan

A car is seen crushed by a collapsed house after a strong earthquake in Suzu city, Ishikawa prefecture, northern Japan, Friday, May 5, 2023. A strong earthquake hit Friday afternoon near central Japan, but there were no reports of a tsunami threat.(Kyodo News via AP)

A strong shallow earthquake struck Japan today killing one person and injuring 13 other people.

Strong earthquake hits Japan, killing one, injuring 13

Magnitude 7.3 Earthquake Iraq – Magnitude 6.5 Costa Rica

M 7.3 – 32km S of Halabjah, Iraq

Time:  Location:  34.886°N 45.941°E;    Depth:  23.2 km


M 6.5 – 16km SE of Jaco, Costa Rica

Time:  Location:  9.526°N 84.505°W;    Depth:  19.8 km

Warnings of Bali volcano eruption spark exodus


Women carry offerings at a temple about 10 kilometers (6.3 miles) from Mount Agung volcano, rear, at Pemuteran village in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. Warnings that a volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali will erupt have sparked an exodus of more than 75,000 people that is likely to continue to swell, the country’s disaster agency said. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)

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Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Papua New Guinea, 6.4 Earthquake China


M 6.9 – 78km WNW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea

Time: 2016-10-17 06:14:58 (UTC);    Location: 6.053°S 148.862°E;    Depth: 35.0 km

M 6.4 – 135km NE of Dartang, China

Time: 2016-10-17 07:14:50 (UTC);    Location: 32.910°N 94.872°E;    Depth: 32.1 km