Alert issued as M5.9 earthquake hits off Chiba; no tsunami warning


Disaster Alert

The following is an earthquake alert issued by the Meteorological Agency.

Day and Time: Jan. 3, 2020, 3:24 a.m.

Epicenter: Off Chiba Prefecture. N 35.8, E 141.2

Depth: 30 km

Preliminary magnitude: 5.9

Seismic intensity scale: 4 out of maximum 7

Note: No tsunami warning issued.

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