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6.1-magnitude quake hits off Japan's Hokkaido Prefecture

| Updated: May 16, 2021 16:36:33


6.1-magnitude quake hits off Japan's Hokkaido Prefecture

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck off Japan's Hokkaido Prefecture on Sunday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

The temblor occurred at around 0:24 pm local time, with its epicenter at a latitude of 41.9 degrees north and a longitude of 144.9 degrees east, and at depth of 60 km, reports Xinhua.

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

So far no tsunami warning has been issued.

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