TOKYO, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 struck off Fukushima Prefecture of Japan on Sunday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).
Photo taken Nov. 22, 2016, from a Kyodo News helicopter shows Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan. (Photo: VCG)
The temblor occurred at 7:23 p.m. local time, with its epicenter at a latitude of 37.7 degrees north and a longitude of 141.7 degrees east, and at depth of 50 km.
The quake logged 5 minus in some parts of Fukushima Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.
So far no tsunami warning has been issued.