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

Day and Time: Feb. 7, 2024, 8:59 p.m.

Epicenter: In Wakayama Prefecture. N 34.0, E 135.2

Depth: 10 kilometers

Preliminary magnitude: 4.1

Seismic intensity scale: 4 out of maximum 7

Note: No tsunami warning issued.

==Kyodo