Tremors with magnitude 5.5 felt in Japan

While Japan is currently under national emergency to stem the effect and spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the country has felt tremors on April 23.

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 struck Japan’s Nagano Prefecture on April 23. No tsunami warning has been issued by far.

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said that the temblor occurred at 1:44 p.m. local time, with its epicentre at a latitude of 36.2 degrees north, and a longitude of 137.7 degrees east, and at a very shallow depth.

The JMA also added that quake logged 4, in some parts of Nagano Prefecture, on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.

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