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

ANI | Updated: Dec 08, 2021 06:30 IST


Tokyo [Japan], December 8 (ANI/Xinhua): An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 on Wednesday struck off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

The temblor occurred at around 2:29 a.m. local time, with its epicenter at a latitude of 37.2 degrees north and a longitude of 141.2 degrees east, and at depth of 20 km.
The quake logged 3 in some parts of Fukushima Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.
So far no tsunami warning has been issued. (ANI/Xinhua)

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