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Earth shook due to strong earthquake in Japan, Meteorological Department issued tsunami warning

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Tsunami alert after strong earthquake in Japan

Tokyo: Japan has issued a tsunami warning after a 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck the northeastern region, AP reports. According to reports, a 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck north central Japan on Monday, the first day of the new year. The Japan Meteorological Agency has issued a tsunami warning for coastal areas of Ishikawa, Niigata and Toyama prefectures. The quake’s epicenter was 40 centimeters away from Kashiwaki city in Niigata prefecture, NHK reported. Hokuriku Electric Power said it was investigating any irregularities at its nuclear power plants, according to the report.

Japan issued a tsunami warning on Monday after a series of earthquakes struck western areas. The Japan Meteorological Agency reported earthquakes in Ishikawa and surrounding prefectures, one of which measured a preliminary magnitude of 7.4. Japanese public broadcaster NHK TV warned that swells could reach up to 5 meters (16.5 ft) after tsunami and urged people to flee to higher ground or to the top of a nearby building as quickly as possible. . At present there has been no news of any damage due to the earthquake.

There was an earthquake in Japan on Thursday also

Strong earthquake tremors were also felt in Japan last Thursday (28 December). The earthquake that occurred that day in the Kuril Islands was measured at 6.3 magnitude. However, there was no news of any casualty in this. Due to the earthquake, there was a stampede and people left their homes and ran away. People were in panic. According to the United States Geological Survey, earthquakes were felt twice in a day in this area of ​​Japan within half an hour. The first tremor of the earthquake occurred at 2.45 pm on Thursday and was followed by a second tremor of magnitude 5.0 at 3:07 pm.

Let us tell you that strong earthquakes have been occurring continuously in Japan for the last three days. Before December 28, earthquake tremors were felt in Japan on December 26 and December 27. In early December, a tsunami warning was issued for the southwestern coast of Mindanao in the southern Philippines after a magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck. At the same time, on May 5, a 6.5 magnitude earthquake occurred in Japan’s western Ishikawa Prefecture, in which many people were injured and some buildings collapsed.

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