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


Day and Time: Jan. 1, 2024, 4:10 p.m.

Epicenter: In Ishikawa Prefecture. N 37.5, E 137.2

Depth: Shallow

Preliminary magnitude: 7.4

Seismic intensity scale: 7 out of maximum 7


Note: Tsunami warning issued.

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