Japan Earthquake Earth shakes in Ibaraki Japan 6 magnitude earthquake

Tokyo Japan Earthquake. Strong earthquake tremors were felt in Japan’s main city of Ibaraki on Tuesday. Local media reports said it had a magnitude of 6.2 on the Richter scale. The Japan Meteorological Agency said that this earthquake struck Japan at around 7.46 am local time on Tuesday. At present, there is no information about any loss of life and property in Japan and the Meteorological Department has not issued a tsunami alert. Significantly, in May this year also, earthquake tremors were felt in Ibaraki. The magnitude of the earthquake at that time was measured to be 5.3.

In February 2021, there was a strong earthquake in Fukushima

Earlier this year in February this year, a 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the eastern seaboard, but there was no tsunami warning. According to the US agency USGS, the epicenter of the earthquake was at a depth of 54 kilometers in the Pacific Ocean near Fukushima. In 2011, a tsunami was triggered by an earthquake in the same region, killing more than 18,000 people in Japan.

After this, in March 2021, once again a strong tremor of earthquake was felt near Japan’s capital Tokyo. The magnitude of the earthquake was measured at 7.2 on the Richter scale. A tsunami warning has been issued after an earthquake in the northeastern coast of Japan. The Japan Meteorological Agency has issued a tsunami warning for Saturday.

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