• Kyodo, STAFF REPORT

  • SHARE

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 struck central Japan on Monday, a day after a magnitude 5.4 quake hit the region, which left at least six people injured in Ishikawa Prefecture on the Sea of Japan coast.

No tsunami warning was issued following Monday’s quake that occurred at 10:31 a.m. and registered an upper 5 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale to 7 in Suzu, at the tip of the Noto Peninsula in the prefecture, the Meteorological Agency said. The focus was at a depth of around 14 kilometers.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)