Tuesday, February 28, 2017

M5.7 quake hits Japan

Quake with a magnitude of 5.7 has hit northeastern Japan. The Japan Meteorological Agency says there is no threat of tsunami.
The quake occurred off Fukushima Prefecture at 4:49 PM on Tuesday. The agency estimates the focus was 52 kilometers deep.
The jolt registered an intensity of 5-minus on the Japanese scale of zero to 7 in the cities of Soma and Minamisoma and 2 towns in Fukushima Prefecture, as well as Iwanuma City in Miyagi Prefecture.The tremor was felt widely in regions including the Tokyo metropolitan area. NHK News

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