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


Day and Time: May 19, 2023, 6:56 a.m.

Epicenter: Off Ehime Prefecture. N 33.2, E 132.2

Depth: 50 kilometers

Preliminary magnitude: 4.4

Seismic intensity scale: 4 out of maximum 7


Note: No tsunami warning issued.


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