UPDATE: The Japan Quake of March 11 has now been officially upgraded to 9.0.
The big one is in red … The red line denotes the pacific subduction zone.
The following map is time stamped about 24 hours later and about 80 earthquakes have been added since. A very active fault, which means was this the big one or is a bigger one coming.
Original Image With Clickable Data Areas — The map at the link has real time updates with GeoRSS.
Earth’s plates have gone active for the time being. Usually a huge event like this triggers a lot of seismic activity around the world. Both Earthquakes and volcano … They are somewhat linked.