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


Day and Time: Sept. 20, 2022, 9:06 a.m.

Epicenter: Off Iwate Prefecture. N 40.1, E 142.1

Depth: 50 kilometers

Preliminary magnitude: 4.4

Seismic intensity scale: 4 out of maximum 7

Note: No tsunami warning issued.

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