5.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Japan, no tsunami warning issued

So far, no tsunami warning has been issued.

Tokyo: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 on Friday struck the Reihoku District of Japan’s Fukui Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

The temblor occurred at 9:10 am (local time), with its epicentre at a latitude of 36.1 degrees north and a longitude of 136.2 degrees east, and depth of 10 kilometres.

The quake logged 5 lower in some parts of Fukui Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.

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So far, no tsunami warning has been issued.

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