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Magnitude 4.9 earthquake hits Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture

No tsunami is expected

Esraa Esmail/ Rola AlGhoul, WAM (Emirates News Agency), February 13, 2023

 An earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 4.9 occurred off Fukushima Prefecture at around 10:01 am Wednesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

No tsunami is expected, according to the agency. The epicentre was off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, and the focus was about 50 kilometres deep.

The quake measured 4 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, and Soma and Namie, Fukushima Prefecture.

February 14, 2023 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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