New Delhi: A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck the Noto area of Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan on Sunday. However, no tsunami warning has been issued. According to NHK World, the earthquake occurred shortly after 3 p.m. (local time).
The earthquake recorded a magnitude 6 quake in Suzu City at a low of minus 7 of Japan’s seismic intensity. So the same Noto Town recorded an earthquake of magnitude 5, and the city of Wajima recorded an earthquake of magnitude 4. Japan’s Meteorological Agency said the quake was at a depth of about 10 kilometers. Let us tell you that in September last year, an earthquake of less than five magnitude had occurred in the city.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said the government had set up a task force in his office. Fumio Kishida said, “I have instructed task force members to do everything possible to immediately assess the extent of damage, provide accurate information to the public, and take emergency measures against disasters.”
No major damage has been reported so far. There have been no reports of damage at the Shika Nuclear Power Plant and nearby nuclear power plants. We will continue to take all possible measures with the utmost care.”