World / Japan earthquake of magnitude 6 1 hits hokkaido no tsunami alert

Zoom News : Feb 25, 2023, 11:08 PM
Strong tremors of earthquake have been felt in Hokkaido area of Japan. The US Zoological Survey and the Japan Meteorological Agency say a 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Hokkaido in northern Japan on Saturday night. The tremors were felt as far as the coastal cities of Kushiro and Nemuro. At present, no tsunami warning has been issued after the earthquake. At present, the local media outlets of Japan have not issued any report of any kind of damage.

According to the USGS report, the earthquake occurred at 10:27 pm (1327 GMT) at a depth of about 43 kilometers (27 Miles). Giving information on public broadcaster NHK, an expert told the local. Residents have been warned to be alert about earthquakes for about a week.

A few days ago there was an earthquake in Japan.

Earthquakes are common in Japan. Because of this the country has strict building regulations that are meant to ensure that buildings can withstand strong earthquakes. Not only this, emergency drills are also conducted regularly to prepare for a major shock.

It may be known that earlier on February 20 also earthquake tremors were felt in Japan. Although its intensity was very low. The intensity of this earthquake was measured at 5.3 on the Richter scale. According to information, earthquake tremors were felt 9 km west of Obihiro and 104 km south-west of Kushiro.

Death toll rising continuously in Turkey and Syria

Here, the death toll due to the earthquakes on 6 February in Turkey and Syria is continuously increasing. According to the latest report, so far more than 50,000 people have lost their lives in this tragedy. Thousands of people have been injured in this devastation so far. The rescue team has pulled many people out of the debris so far. According to Reuters, the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) says that the death toll in Syria has risen to 5,914.