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6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Ogasawara Islands On Tuesday



A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck an remoted Japanese island within the Pacific early on Tuesday; nevertheless, the tsunami warning was not issued, authorities declared.

The underwater quake that measured 43.4 km (27.0 miles) in-depth struck across the time of three:02 at close to Bonin Islands, regionally generally known as Ogasawara Islands or Chichijima islands, the United States Geological Survey stated.

Japan Meteorological Agency’s report of the earthquake

The islands are positioned round 1,000 kilometers to the south of Tokyo, which manages them. The Japan Meteorological Agency acknowledged that its tools confirmed the earthquake’s power was 6.3 magnitude.

The company acknowledged that there was no proof of the potential of a tsunami being attributable to the earthquake. A neighborhood official knowledgeable the nationwide radio station NHK that there have been no extreme or important accidents reviews. Power and water service remained unaffected. Municipal workers is wanting over the area.

A couple of residents complained that glassware and dishes had been thrown off tables or cabinets inside their houses, as per NHK.

Ogasawara Islands earthquake


Source: JMA

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