JMA reporting a quake in Japan Quake hit around 5 minutes ago off of Aomori, which is on the northen tip of the mainland. Said to be 6.2m. Coming across the wires now 8.1m quake hits 350km south-east of Chiniak Alaska US Tsumani warning system puts out an alert Crossing on Reuters now. Livesquawk reporting chatter on social media Always a big cloud hanging over that area but let’s hope it’s nothing major. Update; 4.7m quake struck 65km North West of San Jose. Reports from Nied Has a shake intensity of 3/7 Hopefully nothing too serious. JMA says there’s no Tsunami threat, quake was magnitude 6.0, 10km down.