Another quake jolts Japan’s Fukushima prefecture

Last Updated: Sunday, 14 February 2021 (15:55 IST)
Tokyo:
Another of magnitude 5.2 on the Richter scale struck off Japan’s on Sunday shortly after the region was hit by a strong earthquake, the Meteorological Agency said.
 
According to the agency, tremors were recorded at 04:13 p.m. local time (07:13 GMT), with the epicenter located at the depth of 50 kilometers (31 miles). There were no tsunami warnings.
 
On Saturday night, a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit the waters off the east coast of Japan’s Honshu island at 8:21 pm (IST) leaving nearly 150 people injured. In 2011, the area suffered a devastating earthquake and tsunami that led to a nuclear disaster. (UNI)