Japan wakes up to strong tremors of magnitude 6.2

Japan has again been jolted by strong tremors on June 25. Per the information made available by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), on June 25, an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 struck off the east coast of Chiba Prefecture in Japan.

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) divulging information about the nature of the quake stated that the temblor occurred at around 4:47 a.m. local time, with its epicentre at a latitude of 35.5 degrees north, and a longitude of 141.2 degrees east, and at a depth of 30 km.

It added that the tremor logged 5 minus, in some parts of Chiba Prefecture, on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) hasn’t issued any tsunami warning after the quakes.

Japan falls in the Ring of Fire of the Pacific basin that is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruption.

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