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Earthquake in Fukushima, Japan, intensity 6, maximum intensity 4, no tsunami.

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Earthquake in Fukushima, Japan, intensity 6, maximum intensity 4, no tsunami.

JapanOff the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, at 12:16 pm local time on the 4th, intensity 6EarthquakeThe maximum intensity was magnitude 4 and the depth was 40 kilometers, but there was no threat of a tsunami.

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, earthquakes of maximum magnitude 4 occurred in Fukushima, Iwate and Miyagi prefectures, while Aomori and Akita prefectures also experienced earthquakes of magnitude 3, NHK reported. The epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 40 kilometers off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture and the earthquake’s intensity was estimated at 6.

East Japan Railway Company (JR East) said that as of 12:20 p.m. local, power had been lost along parts of the Tohoku Shinkansen due to the earthquake, and JR is currently verifying the safety of the line.

Tohoku Electric Power Co. said it had inspected the Onagawa Nuclear Power Plant in Ishinomaki City and Onagawa Town, Miyagi Prefecture and found no abnormalities caused by the earthquake. Additionally, values ​​from monitoring stations measuring radiation levels around the plant have not changed. A magnitude 4 earthquake was observed in Ishinomaki City and a magnitude 3 earthquake was observed in Onagawa Town.

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