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


Day and Time: Jan. 1, 2021, 1:53 a.m.

Epicenter: Off Niijima Island south of Tokyo. N 34.5, E 139.3

Depth: 10 kilometers

Preliminary magnitude: 4.7

Seismic intensity scale: 4 out of maximum 7

Note: No tsunami warning issued.