WORLD 5.3-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture: JMA

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5.3-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture: JMA

Xinhua

20:35, February 15, 2021

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TOKYO, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 on Monday struck off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

The temblor occurred at 9:26 p.m. local time, with its epicenter at a latitude of 37.5 degrees north and a longitude of 141.6 degrees east, and at a depth of 50 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.

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