WORLD 5.3-magnitude quake strikes Japan's Ibaraki Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

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5.3-magnitude quake strikes Japan's Ibaraki Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

Xinhua

05:30, June 01, 2020

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TOKYO, June 1 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 on Monday struck Japan's Ibaraki Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

The temblor occurred at 6:02 a.m. local time, with its epicenter at 36.2 degrees north latitude and 140.4 degrees east longitude, and at a depth of 100 km.

The quake logged 4 in some parts of Ibaraki Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.

So far no tsunami warning has been issued. 


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