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Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 strikes Japan’s Hokkaido

Tokyo [Japan], August 11 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck the Hokkaido area in Japan on Friday at 5.44 am (native time), in accordance with GFZ, a German Research Centre for Geosciences.

According to GFZ, a German Research Centre for Geosciences, the earthquake occurred at 5.44 am, native time, within the Hokkaido area of Japan.

The depth of the earthquake is recorded to be 46 Kilometers.

So far, no casualties have been reported.

More particulars awaited.

Similarly, on Thursday, an earthquake of magnitude 5.2 jolted japanese Turkey, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) mentioned.

The earthquake occurred at 10 kilometres South South West (SSW) of Turkey’s Malatya at 17:48 (UTC) on Thursday, in accordance with EMSC.

The depth of the earthquake was registered at a depth of 10.9 kilometres.

Taking to its Twitter deal with, EMSC acknowledged, “Earthquake 10 km SW of Malatya (Turkey) 19 min ago (local time 20:48:00). Updated map – Colored dots represent local shakingdamage level reported by eyewitnesses.” (ANI)