8,083.80-170.0
Stock Analysis, IPO, Mutual Funds, Bonds & More

Powerful quake hits off northern Japan; no tsunami danger

Japan's meteorological agency said the quake measured a preliminary magnitude of 7 and was located far off the northeastern coast of Japan's northern main island of Hokkaido. It was centered 60 kilometers (100 miles) below the ocean's surface and east of Etorofu island, a Russian-held island that is also claimed by Japan.

AP|
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2020, 07.09 PM IST
0Comments
Agencies
Earthquake
Officials said the quake was unlikely to cause injuries or damage because of its depth and distance from the coast.
TOKYO: A powerful earthquake hit off Japan's northern coast on Thursday, but there were no reports of serious damage or injuries and no danger of a tsunami, officials said.

Japan's meteorological agency said the quake measured a preliminary magnitude of 7 and was located far off the northeastern coast of Japan's northern main island of Hokkaido. It was centered 60 kilometers (100 miles) below the ocean's surface and east of Etorofu island, a Russian-held island that is also claimed by Japan.

Officials said the quake was unlikely to cause injuries or damage because of its depth and distance from the coast.

Also Read

IBS joins hands with Japan Airlines

Indo-Japan fighter aircraft exercise in Japan in 2020

Japan's Marubeni to foray into Indian real estate

What could an Olympics postponement cost Japan?

A coronavirus explosion was expected in Japan. Where is it?

Comments
Add Your Comments
Commenting feature is disabled in your country/region.

Other useful Links


Copyright © 2020 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service