|Seismograms of the Honshu earthquake|
Comments to the media world wide have been made from BGS concerning the disastrous event in Japan which measured 8.9 on the Richter scale. A few have been brought together at the BGS webpage devoted to the Japanese earthquake here.
The MailOnline explores whether the earthquake could be linked with the 'supermoon' phenomena with a section inset explaining the background by Dr Roger Musson of the BGS.
Update 9:00pm And as an off topic bonus, for those interested in the last paragraph (above), here is a primer on issues around possible linking solar activity to earthquakes from the BBC's Paul Hudson.
Update 8:00pm: And here is an interview with David Kerridge.