Earthquake of 4.4 magnitude rocks north-eastern Japan

Earthquake of 4.4 magnitude rocks north-eastern Japan
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  • calendar-gray 08 May 2019

An earthquake of 4.4 magnitude rocked the north-east of Japan on Wednesday, ONAreports citing Japan Meteorological Agency.

The earthquake's epicenter lay at the depth of 50 km in the Iwate prefecture.

No injuries or damages were reported. A tsunami alert was initially issued but was recalled after several minutes.

The earthquake was felt in the norhtern and north-eastern parts of the country, including the prefectures of Iwate, Aomori, Miyagi and Fukushima.

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