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Earthquake 2012 in Japan

When would be the first earthquake in year 2012? Today is the first day of 2012 and the first earthquake was spotted.

The first earthquake in year 2012 happened in Japan on 1 Jan 2012, which happened on the first day of the year. It had the Magnitude of around 7.0 in Izu Islands, Japan.

Japan earthquake 2012 exact time – 1 January 2012, 05:27:54 (UTC)

Here’s the report in details for the

Japan earthquake 2012 :

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Some high-speed train services in northern Japan were suspended after the earthquake, but soon resumed operations.

Earthquakes are common in Japan, one of the world’s most seismically active areas. The country accounts for about 20 percent of the world’s earthquakes of magnitude 6 or greater. However although the japan earthquake 2012 rate was at 1428 a magnitude 6.8, there is no damage known and no tsunami expected in Japan.

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