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


Day and Time: March 21, 2024, 9:08 a.m.

Epicenter: In Ibaraki Prefecture. N 36.1, E 139.9

Depth: 50 kilometers

Preliminary magnitude: 5.3

Seismic intensity scale: Lower 5 out of maximum 7


Note: No tsunami warning issued.

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