WORLD 5.8-magnitude quake strikes Japan's Tochigi Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

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5.8-magnitude quake strikes Japan's Tochigi Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

Xinhua

18:05, October 21, 2021

TOKYO, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 on Thursday struck Utsunomiya city in Tochigi Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

The temblor occurred at around 17:37 p.m. local time Thursday, with its epicenter at a latitude of 32.1 degrees north and a longitude of 138.5 degrees east, and at a depth of 380 km.

The quake logged 3 in some parts of Tokyo Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.

So far no tsunami warning has been issued.

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