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Magnitude 5.3 earthquake shakes Fukushima and Ibaraki

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake shakes Fukushima and Ibaraki 19 Apr 22,

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 struck Ibaraki and Fukushima prefectures as well as other parts of Japan on Tuesday morning, the Meteorological Agency said.

The 8:16 a.m. quake registered a lower 5 on japan’s seismic intensity scale of 7 in northern Ibaraki, while parts of Ibaraki, Fukushima, Tochigi and Saitama prefectures registered a 4. No tsunami warning was issued.

The temblor originated in an inland part of Fukushima at a depth of about 90 kilometers.

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April 19, 2022 - Posted by | Japan, safety

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