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

6.0-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture

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.


 Magnitude    Mw 6.0
Date time    2021-05-13 23:58:16.7 UTC
Location    37.78 N ; 141.68 E
Depth    55 km

    89 km ESE of Sendai, Japan / pop: 1,063,000 / local time: 08:58:16.7 2021-05-14
78 km SE of Ishinomaki, Japan / pop: 117,000 / local time: 08:58:16.7 2021-05-14

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