Link to USGS home page.
Earthquake Hazards Program

Magnitude 6.8 EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at 15:26:20 UTC

Earthquake Density Maps

Earthquake Density

  • Average number of Earthquakes per Year per 12,300 km2, Magnitude 5 and Greater
    Intermediate Earthquakes: Depth 70-300 km

    Earthquake Density Map,Intermediate Earthquakes: Depth 70-300 km World Location
    Major Tectonic Boundaries: Subduction Zones -purple, Ridges -red and Transform Faults -green

  • Average number of Earthquakes per Year per 12,300 km2, Magnitude 5 and Greater
    All Depths

    Earthquake Density Map, All depths
    Major Tectonic Boundaries: Subduction Zones -purple, Ridges -red and Transform Faults -green

Global Earthquake Density Maps

Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver


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