Magnitude of 6.1 earthquake strikes Japan, no tsunami warning issued

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 hit Iwate and Aomori prefectures in northern Japan on Tuesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

The epicenter was in the northern coastal part of Iwate Prefecture, the agency said, adding that a tsunami warning had not been issued.

There were no reports of immediate damage.

Published By:

Vadapalli Nithin Kumar

Published On:

Apr 2, 2024

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