Powerful 5.5-magnitude earthquake hits Northern Japan

Powerful 5.5-magnitude earthquake hits Northern Japan
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  • calendar-gray 12 December 2020

A powerful 5.5-magnitude tremor has hit northern Japan, with the epicentre of the earthquake located east of the Aomori Prefecture, at a depth of 50 kilometres, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, APA reports citing Sputnik.

According to reports, the quake was felt by people in the Aomori, Hokkaido, and Iwate prefectures.

So far, no information has been confirmed about any casualties or damage caused by the earthquake.

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