A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck the Noto region in central Japan

This image on the Japan Meteorological Agency’s website shows the seismic intensity of the earthquake that occurred on June 3, 2024 at 6:31 a.m.

TOKYO (Kyodo) – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 struck the Noto area of ​​Ishikawa Prefecture in central Japan on Monday, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

The 6:31 a.m. earthquake measured 5 on Japan’s 7-point seismic intensity scale in Wajima and Suzu.


Below is the earthquake warning issued by the Japan Meteorological Agency.

Date and time: June 3, 2024, 6:31 am

Epicenter: Ishikawa Prefecture. N 37.5, E 137.3

Depth: 10 kilometers

Preliminary Magnitude: 5.9

Seismic Intensity Scale: 5 out of 7

Note: An early earthquake warning has been issued for this earthquake.

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