Pacific Time again breaks

04.04.2013

68% of all earthquakes occur along the so-called "Pacific Rim", which stretches along the east coast of Asia, north and east of Australia, along the west coast of America (especially in Japan and the Philippines).

And today in the capital of the Philippines earthquake of magnitude 5.3.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, tremors recorded at 10:27 local time (6:27 MSK). The center of aftershocks at the depth of 38 kilometers. The epicenter was located 158 kilometers north-east of the capital.

Also, an earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred off the coast of Japan's Chiba Prefecture, near Tokyo, reported mmo country. The earthquake lies at a depth of 10 kilometers in the Pacific Ocean. The tremors were felt in nine prefectures, including Tokyo. No tsunami threat. Information on casualties or damage were received.

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