Magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolts Japan's Miyagi Prefecture area

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolts Japan's Miyagi Prefecture area
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A magnitude 6.1 earthquake, which measured 4 on the shindo (intensity) scale, was detected at a depth of 40 kilometers off the coast of Miyagi Prefecture, on Saturday at 11:44 a.m, APA reports citing Japan Today.

There is currently no tsunami warning in effect.

 

 
 

As a precaution, those near coastal areas are advised to move to higher ground.

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