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11 May 2020 | 01:21 AM UTC

Japan: 5.5 magnitude earthquake hits coast off Ibaraki prefecture May 11

Japan News Alert

5.5-magnitude earthquake hits the coast off Ibaraki prefecture at 08:58 (local time) on May 11; no tsunami warning issued

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/11/2020, 12:00 AM until 5/13/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Tokyo). COUNTRY/REGION Hitachi

Event

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Ibaraki prefecture at 08:58 (local time) on Monday, May 11. The earthquake was recorded at a depth of 30 km (18.6 mi). No tsunami warning was issued. No damages or injuries have been reported; aftershocks are possible in the coming hours. 

Advice

Individuals in the above areas are advised to evacuate coastal and low-lying areas and adhere to any advice or instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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