Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global
6.5 Earthquake hits Vanuatu.
6.4 Earthquake hits Kyushu, Japan.
At least nine people were killed in Thursday night’s 6.4-magnitude quake, which also toppled houses and buckled roads on the southwestern island of Kyushu. With widespread damage to infrastructure, several companies – including in the steel, auto and technology sectors – said they had temporarily ceased production. Exporter giants Toyota, Honda and Sony were carrying out safety checks assess possible damage to plants and those of suppliers. Other firms shutting down included Mitsubishi Electric, Renesas and Fujifilm as well as tyre maker Bridgestone and beverage titan Suntory Holdings. There was no danger of a tsunami.
6.0 Earthquake hits Vanuatu.
6.0 Earthquakes hit Kyushu, Japan.
5.7 Earthquake hits Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia.
5.5 Earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.
5.5 Earthquake hits Kyushu, Japan.
5.3 Earthquake hits Kyushu, Japan.
5.2 Earthquake hits north of Ascension Island.
5.1 Earthquake hits Vanuatu.
5.1 Earthquake hits Kyushu, Japan.
5.0 Earthquake hits Kyushu, Japan.
Two 5.0 Earthquakes hit Vanuatu.