11 Janvier 2013
January 11, 2013
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 shook Fukushima Prefecture and its vicinity Thursday night, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
No tsunami warning was issued following the 9:48 p.m. quake, which registered 4 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 in the coastal town of Shinchi in Fukushima, and 3 at some observation points in Fukushima and Miyagi prefectures in northeastern Japan, according to the agency.
The agency said the quake's focus was off the coast of Fukushima at a depth of around 40 kilometers.