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6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Kyushu And Injures 13



A magnitude of 6.6 struck the southwestern a part of Japan on Sunday morning, inflicting accidents to 13 individuals, officers and native media reported.

The Tsunami warning got here together with the quake after the sensors measured the epicenter of about 45 kilometers under sea degree, far away from Kyushu island. The earthquake arrived at a bit of previous midnight, about 1:08 am within the southern islands, in response to the JMA.

The quake brought about shaking throughout Oita and Miyazaki prefectures, which measured 5 to seven on Japan’s scale of seismicity, which might attain a most of seven; the company reported.

According to the Yomiuri newspaper, 13 individuals have been wounded within the proximity, and two have been aged 80 or older who suffered extreme accidents, quoting native officers.

6.6 Kyushu earthquake Japan

According to NHK, quite a few accounts of damages to constructions, roads, water pipes, and buildings have been confirmed.

Fortunately, the nuclear reactors are secure on Ikata, and no abnormalities are seen for now. This plan hosts {the electrical} strains for Shikoku and Sendai Plans for Kyushu.

6.6 earthquake Kyushu Islands

“In the past, 10% to 20% of strong earthquakes were followed by a quake of the same level, so be aware of another quake of up to 5+ intensity scale in regions that experienced large jolts, for around a week,” the JMA mentioned in a press release.


Source: Reuters

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