5.0 magnitude quake strikes Japan's Fukui Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

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TOKYO: An

earthquake

with a magnitude of 5.0 on Friday struck the Reihoku District of Japan's Fukui Prefecture, according to the

Japan Meteorological Agency

(JMA).
The temblor occurred at 9:10 am (local time), with its epicentre at a latitude of 36.1

degrees

north and a longitude of 136.2 degrees east, and at depth of 10

kilometres

.
The quake logged 5 lower in some parts of Fukui Prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at 7.
So far, no

tsunami

warning has been issued.

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