6.0-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture  

  14 May 2021    Read: 764
6.0-magnitude quake strikes off Japan

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 struck off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture on Friday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), AzVision.az reports citing Xinhua. 

The temblor occurred at around 8:58 a.m. local time, with its epicenter at a latitude of 37.7 degrees north and a longitude of 141.8 degrees east, and at depth of 40 km.

The quake logged 4 in some parts of Fukushima Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.

So far no tsunami warning has been issued.


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