Sunday, 17 October 2021 06:20 GMT

Earthquake with scale of 5.1 hit Shimokita district in Japan

(MENAFN)The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) stated that an earthquake with a scale of 5.1 hit Shimokita district in Japan's Aomori Prefecture on Monday.

At around 11:16 AM local time, the earthquake happened, by its epicenter at latitude of 41.4 degrees north and a longitude of 142.1 degrees east, and at a deepness of 70 km.

Moreover, it recorded 4 on the Japanese seismic strength gauge that tops at 7, and no tsunami cautionary has been published till now.

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