5.8-magnitude quake strikes Japan's Tochigi Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

2021-10-21 09:35:08 GMT2021-10-21 17:35:08(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

TOKYO, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 on Thursday struck Utsunomiya city in Tochigi Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

The temblor occurred at around 17:37 p.m. local time Thursday, with its epicenter at a latitude of 32.1 degrees north and a longitude of 138.5 degrees east, and at a depth of 380 km.

The quake logged 3 in some parts of Tokyo Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.

So far no tsunami warning has been issued. Enditem