Today: Sunday, 21 April 2024 year

An earthquake hit the island of Hokkaido.

An earthquake hit the island of Hokkaido.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.4 has hit the southern part of Japan’s northernmost island of Hokkaido, Japan’s meteorological headquarters said.

The source lay at a depth of 50 kilometers. There is no tsunami threat. The maximum force of the shocks was 4 points on a seven-point scale adopted in Japan. This is the second strong earthquake to date. Early on Thursday morning, a magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck Chiba Prefecture, which is adjacent to Tokyo.


There is no information about casualties and destruction.