6.0-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued | Eurasia Diary - ednews.net

23 June, Wednesday


6.0-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

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