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


Day and Time: April 2, 2022, 4:27 p.m.

Epicenter: In Ibaraki Prefecture. N 36.5, E 140.6

Depth: 60 kilometers

Preliminary magnitude: 4.4

Seismic intensity scale: 4 out of maximum 7


Note: No tsunami warning issued.

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