Japan struck by 6.2 magnitude earthquake

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This representational picture shows a seismograph. — Unsplash
This representational image reveals a seismograph. — Unsplash

Japan’s Chiba Prefecture was hit by a 6.2 magnitude earthquake on Friday at 7:03pm and was strongly felt in neighbouring areas together with Tokyo, The Japan Occasions reported.

The Japanese meteorological company mentioned that the tremblor hit at a depth of fifty kilometres off the jap a part of Chiba.”

Based on authorities, there was no tsunami warning nor have been there any abnormalities detected at nuclear crops across the area, as knowledgeable by the nation’s nuclear authority.

Three weeks in the past, an earthquake of 6.5 magnitude shook Ishikawa Prefecture, claiming the life of 1 man and leaving a number of others injured.

The earthquake had a depth of 12 kilometres and struck the northern tip of Ishikawa Prefecture’s Noto Peninsula on the Sea of Japan coast.

Based on the NHK reviews, native police within the metropolis of Suzu, Ishikawa Prefecture — close to the quake’s epicentre — the seism has reportedly broken many buildings and hospitals have been receiving sufferers with quake-related accidents.

It reported: “One man who fell off a ladder was exhibiting no important indicators. Suzu Hearth Division famous that three homes had collapsed and that two folks have been trapped in two of the buildings.”