• Kyodo News


Moderate earthquakes jolted central and northeastern Japan on Monday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 shook Nagano Prefecture at 4:10 p.m., measuring 4 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 in the town of Kiso. The quake originated at a shallow depth underground in the southern part of the central Japan prefecture.

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