5.0 magnitude quake in Japan, no warning about tsunami


A 5.0 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale occurred in the Fukui province of Japan on Friday. However, no tsunami warning has been issued. Xinhua reported that according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), the earthquake struck at 9.10 am. Their center was at latitude 36.1 degrees north and 136.2 degrees east longitude and at a depth of 10 kilometers.

The temblor occurred at 9:10 am (local time), with its epicenter at a latitude of 36.1 degrees north and a longitude of 136.2 degrees east, and at depth of 10 kilometers.

The quake logged 5 lower in some parts of Fukui Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.
So far, no tsunami warning has been issued.

Neil Samson

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Neil is a reporter for Market News Reports. After graduating from the University of Tennessee, Neil got an internship at a morning radio show and worked as a journalist and producer. Michael has also worked as a columnist for the Knoxville News-Sentinel. Neil covers Technology and Science events for Market News Reports.

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