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

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Day and Time: March 21, 2021, 6:09 p.m.

Epicenter: Off Miyagi Prefecture N 38.4, E 141.7

Depth: 60 kilometers

Preliminary magnitude: 7.2

Seismic intensity scale: Upper 5 out of maximum 7

Tsunami warning issued in Miyagi Prefecture.