Izu Islands Earthquake August 9, 2009 M7.1 Recorded at Keele

Izu Islands 9 August 2009 recorded at Keele University

The first of two large earthquakes in two days, this earthquake occurred south of Japan and was felt extensively there. At about 300km depth, there was no chance of a tsunami being generated.

More details from the USGS here.

Part of the Seismometers for Schools Project