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

Day and Time: Jan. 26, 2024, 2:40 p.m.

Epicenter: Off Noto Peninsula. N 37.2, E 136.6

Depth: 10 kilometers

Preliminary magnitude: 4.5

Seismic intensity scale: 4 out of maximum 7

Note: No tsunami warning issued.

==Kyodo