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Earthquake in Japan

Friday, 05 May, 2023, 11:12
Earthquake in Japan

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake, which measured a strong 6 on the shindo (intensity) scale, jolted Ishikawa Prefecture on Friday afternoon, with authorities investigating reports of injuries and collapsed buildings.

There was no threat of a tsunami, but sea level changes of less than 20 cm were possible, the Meteorological Agency said. The Ishikawa Prefectural Police department was probing reports of injuries and damaged buildings, the Jiji news agency said.