Tokyo [Japan]: An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 on the Ritcher Scale hit Japan`s northernmost major island of Hokkaido on Saturday, Japan`s information company Kyodo Information reported citing the climate company. Japan`s Meteorological Company mentioned that no tsunami had been issued following the earthquake that primarily rattled the japanese a part of Hokkaido at 10:27 p.m. Japan`s climate company mentioned that the earthquake registered a decrease 5 on the nation`s seismic depth scale of seven, the climate company mentioned. There have been no instant experiences of accidents or main property harm. The quake, which occurred at a depth of 60 kilometres within the Pacific Ocean off Kushiro, additionally shook a wider area together with northeastern Japan and japanese Japan, Kyodo company mentioned.
Earlier on Friday, an earthquake of magnitude 6.2 on the Richter scale occurred North of Halmahera, Indonesia on Friday, the Nationwide Heart for Seismology (NCS) mentioned. In keeping with the NSC, the earthquake originating at a depth of 99 Km, was felt at 01:32:47 IST. “Earthquake of Magnitude:6.2, Occurred on 24-02-2023, 01:32:47 IST, Lat: 3.28 & Lengthy: 128.36, Depth: 99 Km, Location: North of Halmahera, Indonesia,” NCS tweeted. No casualties have been reported up to now.
Earlier this week, at the very least eight individuals have been injured after the 2 earthquakes jolted Turkey`s southernmost Hatay province on Monday, simply two weeks after main quakes hit the area, Anadolu Company reported citing Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay.
Hatay was first hit by twin huge quakes on February 6, adopted by one other two on Tuesday night time. The Defne district was the epicentre of the primary magnitude-6.4 quake on Tuesday.
On February 6, a magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck Turkey`s southern province of Kahramanmaras at 4:17 a.m. native time, adopted by a magnitude 7.6 one at 1:24 p.m. native time in the identical province.
The latest quakes have killed greater than 43,000 individuals and left tens of 1000’s homeless throughout 10 provinces of southern Turkey.