Japan: A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck Ishikawa Prefecture.No tsunami warning has been issued

Tokyo, June 21st: The Ishikawa region of central Japan has been shaken by a series of earthquakes over the past two days, and the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has warned that further earthquakes may be imminent.

According to the Xinhua News Agency, a magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck around 3:00 pm local time on Sunday, injuring six people in an earthquake below 6 in the Japan Meteorological Agency seismic intensity class. Earthquakes in Japan: A magnitude 5.8 earthquake hits Fukushima

According to the JMA, it is difficult to stay standing in a low-strength 6 state during an earthquake, and many feel that unsafe furniture can fall and cause damage or injury.

The area is already shaking, and a magnitude 5.0 earthquake struck the prefecture again on Monday at 10:31 am local time. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the earthquake was the top five in Japan’s seismic intensity scale at the tip of the Noto Peninsula.

Similar to the Sunday earthquake, no tsunami warning was issued and minor damage was reported, such as dropping goods from store shelves, but no major damage or injury was reported, local officials said.

No anomalies have been reported at nuclear facilities in the area, including the Shika Nuclear Power Station in Ishikawa Prefecture, the central government said.

In Triple Warmy, a third preliminary magnitude 4.2 quake hit the prefecture again, further raising concerns that the latest quake, which recorded a 4 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale, is not the last quake the prefecture will see this week. I did. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency.

The series of earthquakes may have loosened the ground, and the Japan Meteorological Agency warned of landslides and damage to houses as Japan experienced mixed weather during the rainy season.

Local media reported that the Meteorological Agency said the latest quake was part of a series of seismic events that began in December 2020.

(The above story was first published on June 21, 2022 at 9:27 am IST. Log on to our website for news and updates on politics, the world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle. please.

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