The following is an earthquake alert issued by the Japan Meteorological Agency.

Day and Time: Dec. 12, 2020, 4:19 p.m.

Epicenter: Off Iwate Prefecture. N 40.1, E 142.2

Depth: 50 kilometers

Preliminary magnitude: 5.5

Seismic intensity scale: Lower 5 out of maximum 7

 

Note: No tsunami warning issued.

==Kyodo